Brazil's jobless rate rises to 6.2 pct in March

martes 28 de abril de 2015 08:06 GYT

BRASILIA, April 28 (Reuters) - Brazil's non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose as expected in March to 6.2 percent, the highest in three years, statistics agency IBGE said on Tuesday.

The number was in line with the median forecast of 6.15 percent in a Reuters poll of 20 economists. The jobless rate stood at 5.9 percent in February. (Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier; Writing by Silvio Cascione)