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Analysts at Goldman Sachs offer their estimates on the US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) data release due later on Friday at 1230 GMT.

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“Non-Farm Payrolls declined by 24 million in April.

Unemployment rate rose from 4.4% to 14.0%.

In interpreting the report, we will pay special attention to the number and share of workers on furlough or temporary layoff.”