U.S. Treasuries rally, equity futures drop after jobs data

April 3, 2015 4:36 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasuries prices rallied, the U.S. dollar fell and stock index futures fell on Friday after weaker-than-expected March U.S. jobs data.

U.S. Labor Department data showed employers added just 126,000 jobs in March, the smallest monthly increase in more than a year. The figure was well below forecasts for a gain of 245,000, according to a Reuters poll of economists.

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