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Japan Oct. Jobless Rate Flat at 2.4 Pct

Japan Oct. Jobless Rate Flat at 2.4 Pct

   Tokyo, Nov. 29 (Jiji Press)--Japan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 2.4 pct in October, unchanged from the previous month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Friday.
   The number of jobless people decreased by 10,000 from the September to 1.66 million after seasonal adjustment, the ministry also said.
   Separately, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said the ratio of job openings to job seekers in October stood at 1.57, unchanged from the previous month.

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