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 US jobless claims hit more than 1-year high; import prices rise

US jobless claims hit more than 1-year high; import prices rise

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to the highest level in more than a year, raising further concerns about the health of the labor market in the wake of a slowdown in job gains in April.

Oil prices rebound ahead of US energy, employment data

Oil prices rose modestly Tuesday, snapping a three-day skid as traders awaited key data on US petroleum supplies and employment levels.

Crude falls below $69 per barrel as price rout rolls on

Brent crude slipped below $69 a barrel on Friday, on track to finish the week below $70 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as cuts to official selling prices from Saudi Arabia added to recent pressure.

Gold price weakens by Rs 82 in futures trade

Gold prices fell by Rs 82 to Rs 27,581 per 10 grams in futures trade Thursday amidst a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by speculators.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Extending their downtrend, gold prices settled lower by Rs 140 to Rs 28,834 per ten grams in futures trade Tuesday.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold price gained further by Rs 189 to Rs 29,306 per ten grams in futures trade Tuesday.

Today gold rate: Latest updates

Gold price settled the week below Rs 29,000 per ten grams level by falling Rs 251 to Rs 28,954 per ten grams in futures trade Friday.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold price slipped further by Rs 65 to Rs 29,140 per ten grams in futures trade Friday.

US job market takes a break after hiring binge

The US job market took a breather in March after its best hiring stretch since the Great Recession.

US jobless claims fall to lowest level in 4 years

The number of people seeking US unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in four years, adding to evidence that the job market is strengthening.

US jobless claims hold steady at 4-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits last week held at the lowest level since the early days of the 2007-2009 recession, signaling that the battered labor market is healing.

No Double-Dip, but growth has slowed: White House

Even as the unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent in September in the US, the White House on Friday denied the possibility of Double-Dip recession, but admitted the economic growth has slowed down.

US adds around 1 lakh new jobs in Sep; unemployment rate at 9.1%

Easing concerns over sluggish labour market, the US economy added 1,03,000 new jobs in September, a figure that is higher than expected.