BERLIN Nov 30 German unemployment fell in line
with expectations in November, keeping the jobless rate in
Europe's biggest economy at a record low, data from the Federal
Labour Office showed on Wednesday.
"The labour market developed in a broadly favourable way in
November," Frank-Juergen Weise, head of the Federal Labour
He added: "Unemployment increased further and demand for new
workers continued to develop at a high level. The employment
level has, however, stagnated recently."
The seasonally adjusted jobless total fell by 5,000 to 2.658
million, the Labour Office said. That was in a line with a
consensus forecast in a Reuters poll.
The adjusted unemployment rate remained at 6.0 percent, the
lowest level since German reunification in 1990.
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(Reporting by Joseph Nasr and Michael Nienaber; Editing by