1/12/2021, 4:00 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US job openings at 6.5 million in November

Job openings in the United States were little changed in November compared to the previous month and stood at 6.5 million with the job opening rate at 4.4%, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Tuesday. The figure was worse than analysts had expected.

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) showed that the number of hires was little changed at 6 million and the hires rate was 4.2%.

The total separations or turnover rate was 3.8%, with the number of separations at 5.4 million in November. Quits were little changed at 3.2 million, while layoffs and discharges increased from October to stand at 2 million.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NP