May 21, 2020

Fathom’s Chart of the Day 20.05.2020: UK unemployment claims surge in April

by Fathom Consulting.

Economic data continue to provide evidence that the worst may be behind us even if the actual numbers are not even remotely close to any definition of ‘normal’. For example, yesterday we learned that the UK unemployment claimant count jumped by 856,000 in April. This amounts to a staggering 2.3% of the current workforce in one single month.

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