Brazil's jobless rate rises for fifth month in May

jueves 25 de junio de 2015 08:04 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 25 (Reuters) - Brazil's non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose in May to 6.7 percent, the highest since 2010, statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday.

The number was slightly above the median forecast of 6.6 percent in a Reuters poll of 27 economists. The jobless rate stood at 6.4 percent in April. (Reporting by Caio Saad; Writing by Silvio Cascione)