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Jan. 21, 2020, 4:36 a.m. EST

U.K. employment grows by 208,000 as weekly earnings growth stays at 3.2%

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By Steve Goldstein

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U.K. employment grew by 208,000 in the three months to November as the unemployment rate stayed at 3.8%, the Office for National Statistics reported Tuesday . Average weekly earnings stayed at 3.2%, and the claimant count for December edged up to 3.5% from 3.4%. The British pound /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.0310% rose after the publication of the data, with sterling rising to $1.3028 versus Monday's close of $1.3009.

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