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US jobs growth strengthens case for March rate rise

Published on Friday 10th of March 2017 01:36:59 PM in BBC

US businesses added 235,000 jobs in February, exceeding economists' forecasts of about 200,000.The Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday that the unemployment rate had also edged lower to 4.7%.The figures suggest that the robust US jobs market maintained its strong growth in the first full ...

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