U.K’s claimant count unexpectedly low in March…

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 01:05

According to Office for National Statistics in U.K. number of British filled applications for unemployment benefit dropped more than estimated.
The claimant count index reached seasonally adjusted 3 600, instead of 6 600 expected.
February’s reading was revised today to 4 500.
The good claimant count data was followed by less than expected jobless rate decrease from 8.4% to 8.3%.
The U.S. dollar remained lower against British pound and couple was traded at 1.5979 after data release.