U.S: unemployment claims in line with expectations

Thursday, 28 June 2012 05:35

Number of unemployment claims in U.S. is coming closer to 400 000. Index did not reach this level for more than 30 weeks.
Revised data from previous week showed 392 000 people applying for jobless benefit. Comparing to that last week claims fell by 6 000 and reached 386 000, in line with forecast.
The four week average claims also increased successively to 386 750 last week.