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November Aussie jobless rate hits 12-year high

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 05:50

Sydney

AUSTRALIA'S unemployment rate reached a 12-year high in November, data showed on Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak Chinese demand.

Unemployment edged up to 6.3 per cent as 42,700 jobs were added to the