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US jobs, wages show solid gains in Trump's first full month

The unemployment rate fell to 4.7 per cent, and wages grew 2.8 per cent from February 2016.


US EMPLOYERS in February added jobs at an above-average pace for a second month on outsized gains in construction and manufacturing, showing the labour market continued its steady growth in the new year.

The 235,000 increase in jobs followed a 238,000 rise in January...

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