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German unemployment unexpectedly increases in September

Staff Writer |
German unemployment unexpectedly rose in September, although the unemployment rate remained at a record low, according to the Federal Statistics Office.

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The unemployment rate came in at 6.1%, unchanged from the previous month and in line with economists' expectations.

Meanwhile, the number of unemployed people increased by a seasonally-adjusted 1,000 to 2.68m, versus expectations of a 5,000 drop.

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