ILUSTRASI. Traders wear masks as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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The Australian dollar AUD=D4 fell 0.3% to $0.6864, hit by worse than expected employment data. The unemployment rate jumped to the highest in about two decades in May as nearly a quarter of a million people lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic-driven shutdowns.
Oil prices recovered from losses earlier in the session, with U.S. crude futures CLv1 down 0.2% to $38.13 per barrel, while international benchmark Brent LCOc1 added 0.2% to $40.78 a barrel.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, or OPEC+, are expected to hold an online meeting later on Thursday to discuss the future of a record 9.7 million barrels per day output cut.
In commodity markets, gold XAU= was stuck at $1,726.48 per ounce.