Australia July work falls 14,600, out of work rate 3.7% By Reuters

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia work all of a sudden fell in July to end 2 months of extremely strong development, while the out of work rate ticked greater in an indication the drum-tight labour market may lastly be loosening up.

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday revealed net work fell 14,600 in July from June, when they leapt 31,600. Market projections had actually been for a boost of around 15,000.

The out of work rate increased to 3.7%, topping experts’ projections of 3.6% and the greatest reading given that April.


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