Brazil's Unemployment Rate Fell in October

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Brazil's unemployment rate fell in the three-month period through October as the number of self-employed workers continued to grow, the country's statistics agency said Thursday.

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Joblessness was 12.2% in the period, down from 12.4% in the three months through September but up from 11.8% in the same period a year earlier.

Write to Paulo Trevisani at paulo.trevisani@wsj.com

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November 30, 2017 06:26 ET (11:26 GMT)