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U.K. Unemployment Rate

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Latest Release
Nov 15, 2022
Actual
3.6%
Forecast
3.5%
Previous
3.5%
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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Currency: GBP
Source: Office for National Statistics
U.K. Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 13, 2022 (Oct) 18:00   3.5% 3.6%
Nov 15, 2022 (Sep) 18:00 3.6% 3.5% 3.5%
Oct 11, 2022 (Aug) 17:00 3.5% 3.6% 3.6%
Sep 13, 2022 (Jul) 17:00 3.6% 3.8% 3.8%
Aug 16, 2022 (Jun) 17:00 3.8% 3.8% 3.8%
Jul 19, 2022 (May) 17:00 3.8% 3.9% 3.8%

News

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Another mixed session on Asian stock markets with Chinese markets zooming higher while the rest of the region takes a pause despite lower returns on Wall Street overnight. The USD remains weak but...

Unemployment Rate Discussion

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is your description correct, you mean a stronger or weaker reading than the forecast is always bullish indication?
 
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