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US created a firm 223,000 jobs in April

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 20:50

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The US economy pumped out a solid 223,000 net new jobs in April, rebounding modestly from a dismal March, the Labour Department reported on Friday.

[WASHINGTON] The US economy pumped out a solid 223,000 net new jobs in April, rebounding modestly from a dismal March, the Labour Department reported on Friday.

The jobless rate fell to a seven-year low of 5.4 per cent, down 0.1 percentage point from the previous month.

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