U.S. adds 200,000 jobs in Jan., jobless rate holds at 4.1%
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U.S. payrolls beat expectations in January with an increase of 200,000, while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent.
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The UK's unemployment rate has risen, despite a government support scheme to protect the workforce. Unions have warned of a 'tsunami' of job cuts in the coming months, as the furlough programme comes to an end.
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German unemployment has fallen as the country appeared to bounce back from the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a second partial lockdown looks set to darken the economic outlook.
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The leadership race for the World Trade Organization has been thrown into disarray after the United States opposed the appointment of former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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Dangote refinery targets research, technology to boost job creation
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Some 885,000 Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week – the highest level since early September. The surge in coronavirus cases across the country means that many businesses are forced to lay off workers. Meanwhile, lawmakers appear to be closing in on another round of stimulus and relief funds, while hoping to head off the looming possibility of a government shutdown.
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The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits rose to its highest level since March, as the pandemic continues to shutter businesses across the country. In this show, we look ahead to President-elect Joe Biden's plans to protect households and boost the economy...plus French carmaker Renault's plans to pare back production and go electric.
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