Feb 3 U.S. short-term interest rate futures rose
on Friday after a government report showed U.S. employers added
more jobs than expected in January, but wage increases were soft
and the unemployment rate rose, suggesting continued labor
The change in price suggests traders see less chance the
Federal Reserve will raise rates three times this year, as Fed
officials in December said they thought would be appropriate.
Fed officials held rates steady earlier this week in order to
allow the labor market to strengthen further.
(Reporting by Ann Saphir; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)