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Japan's unemployment rate was unchanged in November
Japan's unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.5% in November. Government data On Tuesday.
The unemployment rate also met a Reuters poll forecast of 2.5%.
Separately, Bank of Japan data showed the services producer price index rose 2.3% in November.
Services PPI was unchanged from the previous month's reading.
Japan's Nikkei 225 opened flat on Tuesday, ending the year with 27% gains. The yen traded slightly stronger at 142 against the dollar.
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