Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications released its unemployment rate on late Monday evening. Unemployment rate in Japan rose to 3.3% in February from 3.2% in January. Analysts had expected the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 3.2%.
The number of unemployed persons fell by 130,000 year-on-year in February to 2.13 million.
The number of employed persons rose by 290,000 year-on-year in February to 63.51 million.