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UK DATA: Labour Report (April 2019) Preview - 0930BST
- AWE: BBG: 3.0%; MNI Median: 2.9%; Prev (Mar): 3.2% 
- AWE Ex-Bonus: BBG and MNI Median: 3.2%; Prev (Mar): 3.3% 
- ILO UE: BBG and MNI Median: 3.8%; Prev (Mar): 3.8% 
- Employment change: BBG: +4k; MNI Median: +8k; Prev (Mar): +99k 
- The unemployment rate has not been lower since Oct-Dec 1974 
- Employment rose to 76.1% (Mar), highest since comparable records began (1971) 
- AWE slowed down in Mar to 3.2% and is projected to decelerate further in Apr 
- Vacancies are trending upwards since 2012, amounting to 846k for Feb-Apr 2019 
- According to the KPMG/REC UK Jobs report, hiring trends remain muted due to
Brexit uncertainty... 
- ...with permanent placements falling for the fourth time in five months 
- May's UK PMI reports provide mixed signals with employment in the
manufacturing sector falling... 
- ...while staff levels rebounded within the service sector

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