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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.
Iceland
2.5 %
MAR
2.
Hong Kong
2.9 %
MAR
3.
Switzerland
2.9 %
FEB
4.
Malaysia
3.3 %
FEB
5.
Czech Republic
3.5 %
MAR
6.
Malta
3.7 %
Q4
7.
Hungary
3.8 %
DEC - FEB
8.
Germany
3.8 %
FEB
9.
Netherland
3.9 %
FEB
10.
Norway
3.9 %
MAR - MAY
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Thursday ,Apr.26
00:00
Interest Rate Decision
-
 
-0.1 %
-0.10 %
Japan
00:00
Monetary Policy Meeting
-
 
 
-
Japan
02:00
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey
MAY
10.9
10.7
10.9
Germany
07:45
Interest Rate Decision
-
 
-0.2 %
0.00 %
Eurozone
08:00
PPI (M-o-M)
MAR
 
 
0.41 %
Brazil
08:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
MAR
 
 
-0.45 %
Brazil
08:30
Non-Farm Payroll (M-o-M)
FEB
 
 
-0.8 K
Canada
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
APR 21
 
230 K
232 K
United States
08:30
Durable Goods Orders Ex. Transportation (M-o-M)
MAR
 
0.45 %
1.2 %
United States
08:30
Durable Goods Orders (M-o-M)
MAR
 
0.9 %
3.1 %
United States
09:30
CB Leading Index
MAR
 
 
0.6 %
Eurozone
09:30
CB Coincidence Index
MAR
 
 
0.1 %
Eurozone
10:30
EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)
APR 20
 
 
1299 B
United States
19:01
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey
APR
 
 
-7 %
UK
19:30
Unemployment Rate
MAR
 
2.6 %
2.5 %
Japan
19:30
Job-To-Applicant Ratio
MAR
 
1.59
1.58
Japan
19:50
Large Retailers' Sales
MAR
 
 
0.6 %
Japan
19:50
Industrial Production (M-o-M)
MAR P
 
1 %
0.0 %
Japan
19:50
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
MAR P
 
2 %
1.6 %
Japan
19:50
Retail Trade (Y-o-Y)
MAR
 
1.6 %
1.6 %
Japan
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