Brazil's jobless rate rises to 7.9 pct in October

jueves 19 de noviembre de 2015 07:08 GYT

BRASILIA Nov 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose in October to 7.9 percent, statistics agency IBGE said on Thursday, exceeding market forecasts.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of 21 economists projected the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 7.6 percent in October. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Angus MacSwan)