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US jobless claims drop; imported inflation remains weak

The U.S. labor market appeared to gain momentum in early September as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, but weak inflation pressures may complicate the Federal Reserve`s decision whether to raise interest rates.

US jobless claims fall, point to firming labor market

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, suggesting a moderation in job growth in August was an aberration.

US jobless claims rise slightly

Initial jobless claims, an indicator of the pace of layoffs, rose by 4,000 to 277,000 in the week ending August 15, the Labor Department said. The prior week`s claims were revised down from 274,000 to 273,000.

US jobless claims near 15-year low; producer prices fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after abruptly slowing in the first quarter.

Brent crude nudges up near $57, set for weekly gain

Brent crude edged up on Friday, supported by strong economic data from Germany that lifted the oil demand outlook and as worries about a quick return of Iranian supplies eased.

Gold price reclaims Rs 27,000-mark but fails to log weekly gain

Gold resumed lower at Rs 26,425 and drifted further to Rs 26,220 before concluding at Rs 26,630 as compared with last weekend's close of Rs 26,565.

US jobless claims rise, but labor market still strengthening

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the trend remained consistent with sustained strength in the labor market.

US jobless claims drop for fifth week in a row

New claims for US unemployment insurance fell last week for the fifth week in a row, according to government figures published Wednesday.

US jobless claims fall for fourth week in row

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, sticking to a downward trend as the labor market strengthens.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices fell by Rs 62 to Rs 26,714 per 10 grams in futures market Thursday as speculators offloaded their positions amid a weak global trend.

US jobless claims fall

New US claims for unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, continuing to point to a downward trend in job losses, official data released Thursday showed.

US jobless claims hit 7-year low, inflation ticks up

New applications for US unemployment benefits hit a seven-year low last week while consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 10 months in April, pointing to a firming economy.

US jobless claims fall, snap three-week upward trend

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market was strengthening despite a run-up in applications in prior weeks.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices slipped by Rs 64 to Rs 30,408 per ten grams in futures trade Thursday as market participants trimmed their positions in tandem with a weakening trend overseas.

S&P 500 hits record on data, ECB; focus shifts to jobs report

US stocks mostly rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record after better-than-expected jobless claims data ahead of Friday`s all important nonfarm payrolls report.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices gained by Rs 51 to Rs 29,183 per ten grams in futures trade Thursday.

US employment fails to rebound strongly from winter chill

It was the weakest two months of job growth in three years.

US jobless claims jump

New claims, which indicate the pace of layoffs, rose to 348,000 in the week to January 25, up 19,000 from the previous week`s revised figure of 329,000.

Gold price falls to 2-week low; Chinese demand worries grow

Gold last traded down 0.2 percent at USD 1,233.98 an ounce Thursday after hitting USD 1,231.36 - its lowest since January 10.

US jobless claims fall, gasoline bumps up inflation

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for a second week last week, suggesting a sharp step-down in job growth in December was likely to be temporary.