Japan’s April Jobless Rate at 2.8 Percent

May.29 — Japan’s jobless rate remained at the lowest in more than two decades last month, but household spending remained mired in a long slump. Bloomberg’s Rosalind Chin reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
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