Rus News Journal

Data on a labour market of the USA has disappointed the world markets

the Data on dynamics of the American labour market in August has appeared aloud worse forecasts, strongly having disappointed investors and participants of the market. If the rate of unemployment in August remained at level of 9,1 %, as a whole having coincided with forecasts the statistics on number of new workplaces in not agricultural branches of the country has appeared worse expectations.
according to the Ministry of Labour of the USA, the quantity of workplaces in August has not changed, whereas the experts interrogated by Reuters agency, expected growth of this indicator at least on 75 thousand Besides, towards fall the data for June and July has been reconsidered. In June, according to the updated data, the number of new workplaces has grown on 20 thousand (earlier it was informed on 46 thousand), and in July - on 85 thousand (against 117 thousand) .
the World markets have reacted to the data published today extremely negatively. Futures for the American indexes have continued decrease and now lose more than 1,5 %. The European share indicators lose on the average 2 - 3 %. Mainly the Russian platforms are painted in red colour also. Having begun day with decrease on the average on 1 %, indexes of the Russian Federation at the moment decrease more than on 2 %.
As of 16:45 Moscow time the Moscow Interbank Stock Exchange index has gone down on 2,24 % - to 1516,84 points. RTS index has fallen to a mark 1661,57 points that on 2,48 % below level of closing of the last trading day. Index RTS Standard has gone down on 2,61 % - to 10270,56 points.
August has appeared not most easy month for the American economy - results Reuters agency opinion of leading economist Moody`s Analytics of Rajana Retinue. the uneasy situation has developed in the financial markets, and in such uneasy conditions businessmen preferred not to employ the new personnel - the expert adds.
Besides, analysts notice that so high rate of unemployment (above 9 % already throughout long time) not in the best way affects image of US president Barack Obama. It is expected that it will make the speech devoted to a labour market, next Thursday, on September, 8th.