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What parts of the world are seeing the weakest performance in their jobs markets? Here is a ranking of major countries posting the highest unemployment rates over the past month:

1.
South Africa
26.7 %
Q1
2.
Greece
20.8 %
FEB
3.
Spain
16.7 %
Q1
4.
Brazil
13.1 %
MAR
5.
Croatia
11.5 %
MAR
6.
Italy
11.0 %
MAR
7.
Turkey
10.6 %
MAR
8.
Finland
8.6 %
APR
9.
Eurozone
8.5 %
APR
10.
Latvia
8.2 %
Q1
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Thursday ,May.24
00:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
APR
 
 
$ 35 M
Brazil
00:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
APR
 
 
$ 0.80 B
Brazil
01:00
Leading Index
MAR F
104.4
 
105.9 (R)
Japan
02:00
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey
JUN
10.7
10.8
10.9
Germany
02:00
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q1
0.3 %
0.3 %
0.3 %
Germany
02:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q1
2.3 %
2.3 %
2.3 %
Germany
04:30
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
APR
1.6 %
0.45 %
-1.1 (R) %
UK
04:30
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
APR
1.4 %
-0.25 %
1.3 (R) %
UK
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
MAY 19
234 K
220 K
223 (R) K
United States
09:00
House Price Index (M-o-M)
MAR
0.1 %
 
0.8 (R) %
United States
09:30
CB Coincidence Index
APR
0.0 %
 
0.1 %
Eurozone
09:30
CB Leading Index
APR
0.5 %
 
0.6 %
Eurozone
10:00
Existing Home Sales - Price
APR
257.9 M
 
249.8 (R) M
United States
10:00
Existing Home Sales - Sales
APR
5.46 M
5.48 M
5.60 M
United States
10:30
EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)
MAY 18
1629 B
 
1538 B
United States
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