By Newsfeed/Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's economy added a net 129,601 jobs in April, the Economy Ministry announced on Friday, well above forecasts and the best rise for the month in six years, marking a strong rebound from a shock fall the month before.

The median estimate of a Reuters poll of economists was for a net addition of 80,000 jobs, and the rise brings the total number of jobs created in the first four months of the year up to 313,835, the Ministry said.

Services, manufacturing, and construction accounted for most of the . . .

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