Brazil Jobless Rate Falls to 12.4% in Three Months Through September

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Brazil's unemployment rate fell in the three-month period through September as the number of self-employed increased, the country's statistics agency said Tuesday.

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Joblessness was 12.4% in the period, down from 12.6% in the three months through August but up from 11.8% in the same period a year earlier.

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October 31, 2017 07:32 ET (11:32 GMT)