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Unemployment falls to 5.1%: ASX tracking 0.7% lower at noon

23 Jan 2020 - The ASX fell at the open and is now tracking 0.7% lower at noon. CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) shares dropped today after they announced they will exit the Middle East expecting to take a one-off charge of $1.8b. The directors of Encounter Resources (ASX:ENR) in joint venture with Newcrest (ASX:NCM) identified bedrock gold mineralisation and geological controls at Afghan and Mojave prospects.