U.S. unemployment claims

Thursday, 29 December 2011 03:55

As every week U.S. Department of Labor released report about unemployment claims.

As for week ended December 23th initial jobless claims rose by 15.000 up to 381.000.

The claims rose more than estimated 375.000.

In the week ended December 16th index was amounted for 366.000

In addition Labor Department reported that a monthly review, which is less volatile than weekly report decreased to 375.000 and it is the lowest since June 2008.

The euro is traded at above 15-month low against U.S. dollar, at 1.2888 after news report.