US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP
US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP

Fed caution seen on taper despite surprise jobs boost

Economists stick to expectation of March start for winding back of stimulus, saying the central bank needs more signs of improvement

US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP
US employers took on 204,000 new workers last month. Economy watchers say the Fed will hold out for more reports before deciding when to move on tapering. Photo: AFP
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