P508 ORACLE 508 Sun 7 Aug S4C 2050:10   THE    Fri Close   £ Index 76.3 (-0.3) Thu close 76.6 £1 = $1.6935 (-1.75 cts) £1 = $1.7110 £1 = DM3.2050 (-91 pts) £1 = DM3.2141 The dollar soared on news of the July US employment figures which highlighted a robust economy. Non-farm payroll jobs rose 283,000 against the upward revised June growth of 532,000. The overall jobless rate increased by only 0.1% to 5.4%. The dollar benefited from hopes that interest rates may rise to stem any inflationary pressure resulting from a buoyant economy. ORACLE HOLIDAY OFFER — SEE 579 Commodities Companies Units Your Money