UK claimant count rate for February at 4.9% lower than the previous and projected readings of 5.0% while jobless claims change for the same time period showed a declined of 32.3 thousand lower than the revised prior reading of 5.3 thousand from 23.5 thousand while the markets were projecting 6.0 thousand.

ILO unemployment rate for the three months ending in January at 7.8% inline with the prior reading and lower than the expected 7.9%.