Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong’s unemployment rate may have risen to 3.3 percent last month from a 13-year low of 3.2 percent in August, according to the median forecast of 12 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News.
The city’s statistics department is scheduled to release jobless numbers for the three months through September at 4:30 p.m. local time today.
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