Germany's adjusted unemployment rate 6.8% in September, unchanged from August and matching...

|By:, SA News Editor

Germany's adjusted unemployment rate 6.8% in September, unchanged from August and matching consensus. The total number of unemployed falls to 2.79M - its lowest since 1991 - from 2.91M, with the drop due to seasonal effects. However, jobless claims increase for a 6th consecutive month, rising by 9,000 vs. 11,000.