Chile cenbank says jobless rate could rise by 1 pct point in 2016

martes 7 de junio de 2016 10:31 GYT

SANTIAGO, June 7 (Reuters) - Chile's unemployment rate could rise by around 1 percentage point during the remainder of 2016, central bank chief Rodrigo Vergara said on Tuesday.

The jobless rate in Chile for the February to April period rose to 6.4 percent from 6.3 percent in the January to March period.

(Reporting by Felipe Iturrieta; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by W Simon)