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Eurozone jobless rate falls to 11.2% in January

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 19:34

[BRUSSELS] The eurozone jobless rate showed further signs of improvement in January, hitting its lowest level since April 2012 as the economy picked up from a soft patch late last year, official data showed on Monday.

Unemployment in the 19-nation eurozone fell to 11.2 per cent from 11.3 per cent in December, with the jobless queues down by 140,000 to 18.06 million, the EU statistics agency Eurostat said.