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UK wage growth accelerated to fastest since 2008

UK unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1% in the three months to October, matched expectation. However, wage growth was rather impressive. Average weekly earnings including bonus rose 3.3% 3moy, above expectation of 3.0% 3moy. Average weekly earnings excluding bonus also rose 3.3% 3moy, above expectation of 3.2% 3moy. Wage growth was indeed fastest since 2008. Also claimant count rose 21.9k in November, above expectation of 13.2k.

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