Brazil's economy sheds 95,602 jobs in September
BRASILIA Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shed a net 95,602 payroll jobs in September, the labor ministry said on Friday, as Latin America's largest country heads toward a prolonged recession.
Brazilian companies were expected to have fired a net 65,000 workers in September, according to the median forecast of 12 economists. Brazil lost 86,543 jobs in August. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chris Reese)
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