Private Sector Job Creation Beats Expectations

Economic Indicators Reuters

U.S. private employers added 220,000 workers in April, the highest amount since November and above analysts' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

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Gains in the prior month were revised higher, to 209,000 from 191,000. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 210,000 jobs in April.

The report is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics.

(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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