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Unemployment rate in rural India is 1.7%: Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:04

The unemployment rate in rural India is at 1.7 percent and in urban areas at 3.4 percent, according to the latest survey results of 2011-12 carried out by National Sample Survey Organisation.

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 20:45

US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs, the highest pace in over two years.

1,92,000 jobs added by US in March

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:42

Employment has grown in health care, professional and business services.

US jobs data shows steady growth exiting harsh winter

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 06:49

The world`s largest economy added 192,000 jobs in March -- a shade below analysts` average estimate of 195,000 net new jobs -- and the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 percent, the Labor Department said.

Gold price down 1% after US jobs data; posts weekly gain

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 08:38

Gold prices fell as much as 1.5 percent to a session low of USD 1,329.35 an ounce, and was last trading down 1 percent at USD 1,337.19.

China targets 7.5% GDP growth for 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 09:26

China on Wednesday targeted a modest 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2014, unchanged from last year, as the government looks to steer the economy onto a more sustainable and balanced path.

Oil hits one-month high on US cold, tight supply

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 10:44

US crude settled up USD 2.04 to USD 99.88 a barrel, its highest point since December 27.

US economy set for solid growth, shrinking deficit: CBO

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 10:56

And state and local governments were expected to increase spending after several years of budget tightening, the CBO said.

Unemployment levels rising in India: Experts

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 17:09

Unemployment rate in India is showing an increasing trend since 2011 when it was 3.5 percent. The same rose to 3.6 percent in 2012 and climbed to 3.7 percent last year.

China's 2013 urban unemployment rate at 4.1 %

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 14:47

Over 13 million jobs were created in China in 2013 while the urban unemployment rate in the world's second largest economy stood at around 4.1 percent.

Dollar drops after disappointing US jobs report

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 05:28

The dollar tumbled against other major currencies Friday, driven lower after a surprisingly weak US jobs report cast doubt on the vigor of the nation`s economic recovery.

US job growth falters as cold weather grips nation

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 01:59

U.S. employers hired the fewest workers in nearly three years in December, but the setback was likely to be temporary amid signs that unusually cold weather may have had an impact.