South Korea Jobless Rate Falls In December

South Korea's unemployment rate decreased at the end of the year, Statistics Korea reported Wednesday.

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate dropped to 3.4 percent in December from 3.6 percent in November.

In the corresponding month last year, the unemployment rate was 3.5 percent.

On an unadjusted basis, the jobless rate rose slightly to 3.2 percent in December from 3.1 percent a month ago.

The number of unemployed people grew to 867,000 in December from 854,000 in the preceding month. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 868,000.

Recommend: Forex News
Pound Off Early Highs Against Majors
2017-01-24 06:43:00 UTC+00 2 hours, 33 min. ago  
Views today: 686 
Thailand Exports Rise For Second Month
2017-01-24 06:41:00 UTC+00 2 hours, 35 min. ago  
Views today: 672 
Finland Jobless Rate Eases For First Time In 4 Years
2017-01-24 07:25:00 UTC+00 1 hour, 51 min. ago  
Views today: 731 
Australia Annual 4q16 Cpi Likely to rise 1.7 Pct, Remaining...
2017-01-24 06:44:00 UTC+00 2 hours, 32 min. ago  
Views today: 637 
Australian Dollar Retreats Against Some Majors
2017-01-24 06:23:00 UTC+00 2 hours, 53 min. ago  
Views today: 684 

Support and resistance levels

Jan 24 at 9:16 UTC