Euro-Area Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 11.7%

Feb. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde and Guy Johnson report that the euro-area jobless rate remained unchanged in December holding steady at 11.7 percent. The November rate was revised down to 11.7 percent from 11.8 percent reported earlier. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
U.S. Managers at HSBC Resisted a Cleanup, Report Shows
21:35 - HSBC Holdings Plc, smarting from a $1.9 billion fine for providing banking to money launderers and sanctions-dodgers, promised U.S. officials it would clean up its act. Bloomberg's Yvonne Man has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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