US weekly jobless claims lower than expected

Thursday, 5 January 2012 04:01

According to Labor Department the amount of Americans who filed for unemployment benefit decreased by 15 000 to 372 000 in the week ending December 31st.

Analysts expected decline by 12 000 to 375 000.

U.S. Labor Department reported also continuing unemployment claim for the week ended December 23rd fell to 3.595 million.

The U.S. dollar gained against euro, the couple was traded at 1.2830 after repost release.