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Analysts at TD Securities are looking for the US Nonfarm payrolls to increase by 150k in June, following the soft 75k print in the previous month.

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“In particular, we expect job creation in the manufacturing sector to stay subdued, remaining in the single-digit range for a third consecutive month. This should keep employment in the goods sector soft despite our anticipation for some minor improvement in construction sector jobs.”

“Likewise, we forecast employment in the services sector to register a modest rebound following the weak 82k print in May.”

“Separately, the household survey should show the unemployment rate remaining steady at 3.6%, while wages are expected to rise 0.3% m/m on the back of a favorable reference week. The latter should bring the annual print up a tenth to 3.2% in June.”