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US Initial Jobless Claims Dropped Last Week

Initial jobless claims in the United States fell last week, according to a report from the Labor Department. The number of claims dropped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 186,000, surprising analysts who had expected an increase to 205,000. This is…

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US Initial Jobless Claims Drop Last Week

The Labor Department reported that initial jobless claims fell 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 190,000 last week, while analysts expected an increase to 214,000. This marks a significant improvement in the labor market, with the number of applicants for unemployment…

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U.S. initial jobless claims lower than expected

The Labor Department reported that initial jobless claims fell by 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 205,000. This is below analysts’ expectations of 215,000. At the same time, the U.S. Labor Department reported that the number of Americans continuing…

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Malaysia’s unemployment rate falls to 3.6% in November 2022

According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), unemployment in Malaysia declined steadily to 600,900 in November 2022, bringing the unemployment rate down to 3.6%. The DOSM said that the labor market became stronger in November in line with the…

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South Korea’s unemployment rate up in November

Government data released Wednesday showed South Korea’s unemployment rate rose in November. The country’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.9% in November, down from 2.8% in October and a record low of 2.5% in August. In the 12 months through…

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