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Unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in Feb: ASX tracking 0.3% lower at noon

21 Mar 2019 – The ASX struggled for most of the morning and is tracking 0.3% lower at noon. Agricultural chemical company Nufarm (ASX:NUF) have seen a rise in their shares as did WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR). Another riser today is Sigma Healthcare (ASX:SIG). Unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point to 4.9% in February. And Brickworks (ASX:BKW) say more US acquisition opportunities are currently under investigation.

Source: Finance News Network

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