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Employment growth to slow

The fading of weather-related support and broader evidence of easing labour demand lead us to expect a smaller 200,000 rise in non-farm payrolls in April. We expect the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 3.8%, while average hourly earnings growth should edge down to 4.0%.

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