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Japan's unemployment rate shrinks to 2.6% in April

Japan's unemployment rate landed at 2.6% in April on a monthly seasonally adjusted basis, according to a report by the nation's Statistics Bureau, released on Tuesday.

The figure stood in line with expectations, shrinking slightly from last month's jobless rate of 2.8%.

The ratio of job openings remained at 1.32, as it was in March, which shows a sustained availability of jobs per applicant in Japan.

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