US job growth expected to pick up, leaving Fed closer to rate hike

US employers are likely to have added jobs at a brisk pace in September, a sign that the labour market is near full strength

1st October, 2015

US employers are likely to have added jobs at a brisk pace in September, a sign that the labour market is near full strength and could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at one of its two remaining meetings this year, Reuters reports.

The Labour Department’s monthly employment report, due at 1.30 p.m. Irish time, will almost certainly show the US economy is growing enough to push the jobless rate lower in the...

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