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Monday, 6 February 2017

Job ads off & running in 2017 (5 year highs)

After very much an underwhelming third quarter the annual growth in job advertisements jumped to +7.1 per cent in January 2017, according to ANZ Research.

The pace of increase was the highest since all the way back in Q3 2015.

More than 167,000 positions advertised represents the best result seen on this survey in five years.

Source: ANZ Research

The bumper result mirrors improving business conditions as well as the "mammoth" trade surplus reported last week, according to ANZ.

Read the ANZ market report and their key thoughts here