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What parts of the world are seeing the strongest job markets? Here is a ranking of major countries posting the lowest unemployment rates over the past month:

1.
Singapore
2.2 %
Q2
2.
Iceland
2.5 %
JUN
3.
Japan
2.8 %
JUN
4.
Hong Kong
3.1 %
JUL
5.
Switzerland
3.2 %
JUN
6.
Malaysia
3.4 %
JUN
7.
South Korea
3.6 %
JUL
8.
Germany
3.9 %
JUN
9.
Hungary
4.3 %
APR - JUN
10.
Denmark
4.3 %
JUN
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Wednesday ,Aug.23
00:00
Capital Account Balance - BoP
JUL
 
 
$ 36 M
Brazil
00:00
Current Account Balance - BoP
JUL
 
 
$ 1.33 B
Brazil
03:00
PMI Services
AUG P
55.5
56
56.0
France
03:00
PMI Composite
AUG P
55.6
55.5
55.6
France
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
AUG P
55.8
54.75
54.9
France
03:30
PMI Manufacturing
AUG P
59.4
57.8
58.1
Germany
03:30
PMI Composite
AUG P
55.7
54.7
54.7
Germany
03:30
PMI Services
AUG P
53.4
53.15
53.1
Germany
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
AUG P
57.4
56.35
56.6
Eurozone
04:00
PMI Composite
AUG P
55.8
55.55
55.7
Eurozone
04:00
PMI Services
AUG P
54.9
55.38
55.4
Eurozone
09:30
CB Coincidence Index
JUL
 
 
0.1 %
Eurozone
09:30
CB Leading Index
JUL
 
 
0.6 %
Eurozone
09:45
PMI Manufacturing
AUG P
 
 
53.3
United States
09:45
PMI Composite
AUG P
 
 
54.6
United States
09:45
PMI Services
AUG P
 
 
54.7
United States
10:00
New Home Sales - Units
JUL
 
$ 608 K
$ 610 K
United States
10:00
Consumer Confidence Index
AUG P
 
-2.25
-1.7
Eurozone
10:30
EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)
AUG 18
 
 
466.5 M
United States
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Bonds (Yen)
AUG 13 - AUG 19
 
 
¥ 214.2 B
Japan
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