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  • Fewer Germans were unemployed in January, a sign Europe’s largest economy continues to stabilize thanks to a stronger economic outlook. Germany’s unemployment count fell by 28,000 in January, after falling 15,000 the previous month, official data from Federal Statistics Office showed today. A median estimate of economists polled by Reuters called for a drop of

  • Employment in December rose at the slowest pace since January 2011, a sign the US labour market lost momentum toward the end of the fourth quarter. US payrolls increased by 74,000 last month, following a revised 241,000 gain in November, Labor Department figures showed today. The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped 0.3 percentage points to 6.7