The Fed is also out with their Labour market conditions index which rose to 4 from 2.5 (Update: they’ve revised last month to 4 also)

USD/JPY extends gains to 114.80 and EUR/USD trades lower to 1.2429, though not on the back of this data.

It’s the second month the Fed have been running their indicator and Bloomberg have got a handy dashboard of the numbers Yellen & Co are using to gauge the jobs market. Data is only up to Friday 7th Nov.

US Fed labour market conditions index to  07 11 2014