- The number of unemployed people in Spain unexpectedly rose by 113,100 in January to 4.81M after a fall of 107,600 in December. Consensus was for a drop of 21,300.
- However, the seasonally adjusted unemployment fell by 3,907 people, while the non-SA figure was the smallest in January since 2007.
- The IBEX 35 (EWP) is -0.6%. (PR)
Spanish unemployment rises 2.4%
Feb 4 2014, 03:44 ET