ILO unemployment in the U.K. for the 3 months ending in September slipped to 7.9%, inline with the revised reading from 7.9% prior which is better than forecasts of 8.0%.

With regard to claimant count rate for October, it also matched forecasts of 5.1%, higher than the preceding 5.0%, while jobless claims change slid to 12.9 thousand from 20.8 thousand which was revised to 20.6 thousand, lower than projections of 20.0 thousand.