*Gold rose 1.8 pct on Wednesday, the most in two months. SINGAPORE, April 2- Gold hovered above $1,200 an ounce on Thursday, clinging to gains from the prior session when it rose the most in two months, after weak U.S. private jobs data suggested that a more comprehensive employment report could disappoint. Spot gold was flat at $1,203.55 an ounce by 0215 GMT, after...» Read More
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Chris Hickey, UK CEO of Robert Walters discusses the U.K.'s employment market, adding that jobseekers see London as a very confident market right now.
From an increase in consumer sentiment data to an improvement in job prospects, CNBC's Patti Domm breaks down what traders expect from this Friday's market report.
WASHINGTON, March 12- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering fresh signs of a rapidly strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 36,000 to a seasonally adjusted 289,000 for the week ended March 7, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
David Gelles, "Mindful Work" author, discusses the benefits of mindful meditation and how the practice is changing business from the inside out.
Firing government employees is such a lengthy process that most agencies don't get rid of their worst workers. Fiscal Times reports.
CNBC's Patti Domm discusses the retail sales number expected following February's horrible weather.
*Robust U.S. payrolls report jolts bond yields higher. *Dollar index hits 11-1/ 2 year high vs basket of currencies. NEW YORK, March 11- Before last Friday, many investors opined that the U.S.
Vodafone is revolutionizing maternity leave for its female employees by offering at least 16 weeks of fully paid leave to expectant mothers.
Melinda Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shares her thoughts on how much progress women have made over the past 20 years and the gaps that still need to be closed, especially in the workplace, and global health concerns.
The demand has created an unusually close partnership between the energy industry and community colleges to train people for disappearing skills. The NYT reports.
Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico Plumbers, says apprenticeships are a "must-have," as there's a skill shortage in the U.K.
Cathy Engelbert, Deloitte CEO-elect, talks about why this may be a critical time for the professional services industry and the role women play in the world of business. "I see a lot of our clients making strides for women empowerment" says Engelbert.
TOKYO, March 9- Japanese government bonds skidded on Monday, following U.S. Nonfarm payrolls rose 295,000 last month after an increase of 239,000 in January, the Labor Department said on Friday. Bank of Japan deputy governor Hiroshi Nakaso said the central bank must ease monetary policy further if the oil-price falls hamper its efforts to ramp up inflation...
TOKYO, March 9- Tokyo shares fell on Monday in thin trade after a strong U.S. jobs report stoked concerns that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected. The Nikkei ended 1.0 percent lower to 18,790.55. The broader Topix dropped 0.6 percent to 1,531.76, with only 1.798 billion shares changing hands, the lowest level since Dec. 30.
SINGAPORE, March 9- Brent crude fell towards $59 a barrel on Monday as a promising U.S. jobs report pushed the dollar up, offsetting geopolitical tensions and the threat of output cuts in Libya and Iraq. Brent eased 43 cents to $59.30 by 0445 GMT, after dropping 75 cents in the previous session. Goldman Sachs said in a note that oil prices would reverse recent gains on...
TOKYO, March 9- Asian stocks buckled while the dollar held firm on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data fanned expectations that the U.S. Stock markets across Asia, including Japan's Nikkei, Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia fell broadly, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropping 1.2 percent. While the futures markets were quick to...
While the pace of rate hikes will be slow and gradual, volatility will rise as markets seem to be "under-appreciating" the Fed's move, says Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist at Credit Suisse.
*Japan's weak GDP hurts sentiment. *Japan Display soars after confirming plant investment. TOKYO, March 9- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report stoked concerns that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected, while weaker-than-expected domestic growth data also hurt sentiment.
Mark Weinberger, global CEO of EY, expects the firm to hire 65,000 new employees globally this year, up from 60,000 in 2014, on the back of strong growth in the U.S. and emerging markets.