US initial jobless claims w-e 2 Dec 236k vs 240k exp

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: News

Latest US weekly jobless claims report now out 7 Dec

  • 238k prev
  • 4-week moving average was 241,500, a decrease of 750 from the previous week's unrevised average of 242,250.
  • continuing claims  1908k vs 1919k exp vs 1960k prev revised up from 1957k
Marginally better jobs data ahead of tomorrow's key NFPs report.

USD suitably unfazed given other market concerns currently pre-occupying.

Full report here