BERLIN, Sept 29 German unemployment rose
slightly in September, confounding forecasts, but the jobless
rate in Europe's biggest economy remained at a record low,
figures from the Federal Labour Office showed on Thursday.
The seasonally adjusted jobless total increased by 1,000 to
2.680 million, the Labour Office said. That compared with a
consensus forecast in a Reuters poll for unemployment to fall by
The adjusted unemployment rate remained at 6.1 percent, the
lowest level since German reunification in 1990.
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(Reporting by Madeline Chambers and Michelle Martin; Writing by