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British jobless claims fall less than forecast as growth stalls

British jobless claims fell less than economists forecast in February as the number of young people looking for work climbed.

20th March, 2013
Prime Minister David Cameron is urging the Bank of England to support the recovery by pursuing an “activist” monetary policy.

British jobless claims fell less than economists forecast in February and a wider measure of unemployment rose for the first time in a year as the number of young people looking for work climbed.

Unemployment claims fell 1,500 from January to 1.54 million, the Office for National Statistics said today in

London. The median forecast of 27 economists in a Bloomberg survey was for a drop of 5,000. In the quarter through January, unemployment as measured by...

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