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The U.S. Labor Department released the labour market data on Friday. The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in November, exceeding expectations for a rise of 225,000 jobs, after a gain of 243,000 jobs in October. October's figure was revised up from a rise of 214,000 jobs.
The U.S. economy has added at least 200,000 jobs for 10 months in a row. This is the longest growth period since 1995.
The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8% in November, in line with expectations.
Average hourly earnings climbed 0.4% in November, beating forecasts of a 0.2% gain, after a 0.1% increase in October.
The labour-force participation rate remained unchanged at 62.8% in November.
These figures are signs that the labour market in the U.S. is strengthening.
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