U.S. employment data for the month of August has been a mixed bag and a mixed bag of sand, the market was expecting .
Last month, 315,000 non-farm payrolls were created , a figure lower than in July but higher than the estimated 300,000.
The unemployment rate rises two tenths, to 3.7% (in July it was 3.5% and it was expected to remain in that range).
Also higher data than expected in private non-farm payrolls . In August, 308,000 were created, compared to the estimated 300,000, but lower than those created in July.
The average income per hour, in year-on- year terms , rose 5.2% and the monthly figure was up 0.3%, in both cases less than expected by the market.
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) will take these data into account when making the interest rate decision on . For now, the consensus points to a of 75 basis points.One of lime and another of sand in the US employment report: What now?