US celebrates Independence Day and the markets will be closed on Friday
Investors hoped that solid improvement in the labor market will reinforce expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in September, but employers have hired 223 thousand. Workers last month, less than the forecast 230 thousand tons of economists. The government also lowered data from April and May for employment growth.
The dollar took in nizhidyashta posokv in early Asian trading today, as disappointing data on US employment and caution ahead of a referendum in Greece on the terms of the bailout kept the mood of the market.
Against the yen, the dollar bought 122.84 yen, down from around 0.2% per day, but held well above the five-week low of 121.93 on Tuesday.
The euro with a decline of about 0.1% to 136.31 yen while rose 0.1% against its US counterpart to $ 1.1096.
Shares in Shanghai fell on Friday, leading other Asian markets also lower as investors chose safety on the eve of the referendum over the weekend.
The Shanghai Composite fell 5.57% before the weekend, while the Hang Seng index recorded a drop of 0.55% and the S & P / ASX 200 fell 1.78%. The Nikkei 225 fell 0.44%.
US stocks were lower after the close on Thursday as losses in Financials and Healthcare stocks and led to the red zone.