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Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) in the US rose by 245,000 in November, the data published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed on Friday. This reading followed October’s increase of 610,000 (revised from 638,000) and missed the market expectation of 469,000 by a wide margin.

Follow our live coverage of the NFP report and the market reaction. 

Market reaction

With the initial reaction, the US Dollar Index edged lower and was last seen losing 0.2% on the day at 90.53.