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4.3%: UK unemployment falls back to near record lows

Unemployment in the UK unexpectedly fell between November and January, according to new data released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday.

UK unemployment jumps by the most in 5 years as wages continue to grow ahead of expectations

The UK's unemployment rate increased from 4.3% to 4.4% over the most recent data period.

Janet Yellen’s departure from the Fed is a huge loss for anyone who cares about unemployment

OPINION: Janet Yellen will leave a big gap in the institution she led for four years, the first woman to do so in the central bank's over 100-year history.

Trump strikes back at Jay-Z after the rapper criticized his vulgar reference to majority-black countries

President Donald Trump tweeted at Jay-Z on Sunday morning, saying the unemployment rate among black Americans was at a record low.

UK employment reaches a new record — as wages rise quicker than expected

Average earnings increase by 2.4% excluding bonuses — remaining below inflation, but beating forecasts.

Millions of workers may still need to find jobs before we can talk about ‘full employment’

BI PRIME: Millions more people need to be employed before the unemployment rate bottoms out.
Bank of England, City of London

A senior Bank of England official has a ‘hunch’ unemployment will fall below 4% in 2018 – defying Brexit uncertainty

Speaking in London, Michael Saunders said that both labour demand and the broader UK economy will hold up this year, helping push joblessness down.
A worker inspects biscuits on the production line of Pladis' McVities factory in London Britain, September 19, 2017.

‘The gap has narrowed’: UK unemployment is close to a record low — and wage growth is finally picking up

The unemployment rate was 4.3% in the three months to October, unchanged from the previous reading.

The Fed is starting to pay closer attention to the other America

The San Francisco Fed economist David Erickson talked to us about the central bank's increasingly prominent, poverty-focused role in community development.
An unemployment line in Brazil.

Britain has doubled its minimum wage since 2000 — with no observable effect on unemployment

The UK currently has the lowest ever unemployment and the highest ever minimum wage.