Economic Buzz: Eurozone Employment Growth Rises In Q1

Eurozone employment rose 0.4 percent sequentially in the March quarter, just above the 0.3 percent increase in the previous month, data from Eurostat showed Wednesday. There were 157.2 million employed in the euro area. On an annual basis, employment growth eased to 1.4 percent in the first quarter from 1.6 percent in the December quarter.