Brazil adds 19,282 payroll jobs in March, above expectations

jueves 23 de abril de 2015 13:11 GYT

BRASILIA, April 23 (Reuters) - Factories, farms and services companies in Brazil added a net 19,282 jobs in March, the Labor Ministry said on Thursday, topping market expectations and breaking a three-month streak of job losses.

The number compared with a forecast for 25,000 net firings in a Reuters poll of analysts. (Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Alan Crosby)