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  • H.S. Borji

    The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell back below 300,000 last week, adding further evidence the labour market was firming ahead of Friday’s highly anticipated nonfarm payrolls report. US jobless claims declined 17,000 to 297,000 in the week ended November 29, reversing the previous week’s increase, the Labor Department reported today in

  • H.S. Borji

    The US private sector continued to add jobs at a solid pace in November, although the rate of growth slowed unexpectedly in the latest sign the labour market was beginning to moderate. The US private sector added 208,000 jobs in November, following an upwardly revised gain of 233,000 in October, the ADP Institute reported today.