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US hiring accelerates; annual wage growth strongest since 2009

Economists say the job gains are being driven by buoyant domestic and global demand


US job growth surged in January and wages increased further, recording their largest annual gain in more than 8½ years, bolstering expectations that inflation will push higher this year as the labour market hits full employment.

Non-farm payrolls jumped by 200,000 jobs...

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