New Zealand Unemployment Rate ticks higher, mixes with positive Employment figures

New Zealand's Unemployment Rate ticked higher to 4.5%, missing expectations of a steady reading of 4.4%, while the Employment Change figure clocked in at 0.5%, beating the forecast 0.4% but still slipping back from the previous reading of 0.6%. According to Stats New Zealand , "In the June 2018 quarter, the employment rate was 67.7 percent.

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