Brazil's economy sheds 130,629 jobs in November

viernes 18 de diciembre de 2015 10:18 GYT

BRASILIA Dec 18 (Reuters) - Brazil's economy shed a net 130,629 payroll jobs in November, the Labor Ministry said on Friday, amid a recession in Latin America's largest country.

Brazilian companies were expected to have laid off a net 162,000 workers in November, according to the median forecast of seven economists. Brazil lost 169,000 jobs in October. (Reporting by Camila Moreira; Writing by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)