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U.K. Unemployment Rate

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Latest Release
Jun 14, 2017
Actual
4.6%
Forecast
4.6%
Previous
4.6%
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous three months.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP.
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Source: Office for National Statistics
U.K. Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Jul 12, 2017 (May) 04:30     4.6%
Jun 14, 2017 (Apr) 04:30 4.6% 4.6% 4.6%
May 17, 2017 (Mar) 04:30 4.6% 4.7% 4.7%
Apr 12, 2017 (Feb) 04:30 4.7% 4.7% 4.7%
Mar 15, 2017 (Jan) 05:30 4.7% 4.8% 4.8%
Feb 15, 2017 (Dec) 05:30 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%

News

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Forex - Dollar index extends losses, hits 7-month trough By Investing.com - Jun 14, 2017

Investing.com - The dollar extended losses to hit a seven-month trough against other major currencies on Wednesday, hit by the release of disappointing U.S. data and as investors were eyeing the ...

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Forex - Dollar holds steady ahead of FOMC decision By Investing.com - Jun 14, 2017 1

Investing.com - The dollar held steady against other major currencies on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve’s highly-anticipated rate decision and amid ...

Analysis

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Negative real wage growth a warning sign that all’s not well Data yesterday confirmed that real wages shrank further in the UK, with average earnings rising 1.7% against an inflation rate of ...

Unemployment Rate Discussion

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David Brown
David Brown Sep 17, 2014 12:05AM GMT
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Forecast:6.1% GBP down
ahmed zabir
ahmed zabir Jul 16, 2014 8:26AM GMT
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I think It will be unchanged
john smith
john smith May 14, 2014 8:22AM GMT
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long or short GBP ?
sameer kureshi
sameer kureshi Jul 16, 2014 8:25AM GMT
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Short May be !
 
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