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WASHINGTON – The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits has fallen below 200,000, further proof that the labor market remains strong in the wake of last year’s coronavirus recession. Unemployment claims fell from 8,000 to 198,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The four-week average, which dampens week-to-week volatility, fell to just over 199,000, the lowest …

Shares ended higher on Wednesday, bolstered by emergency Pfizer approval (PFE) – Get the Pfizer Inc. Covid-19 pill and optimistic economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 261 points, or 0.74%, at 35,753, while the S&P 500 was up 1.02% and the tech-rich Nasdaq gained 1.18%. The United States Food and Drug Administration …

KBC Mobile now adds daily financial and economic news to its services. The economic newspapers De Tijd / L’Echo, VRT NWS and KBC economists provide KBC Mobile users with a selection of topical articles. Monday, December 20, 2021 – Consumers are increasingly looking for understandable and reliable sources of information to improve their knowledge of …

A point on the important news in the economic field this Monday, December 20. Monaco Boost – A new meeting was held last week to allocate offices and workspaces to the Business incubator. The new selected companies will be contacted shortly and will be able to move into the incubator at the end of December, …

Finance for non-financial It is convenient to have under constant control the document which details the pecuniary result of our work Updated on Monday, December 13, 2021 – 01:01 AM Supreme blessing at the end of the month, the payroll in which they detail the result of the sweat of our brow is however a …

Today we received two economic news which underscores that our recovery continues to progress, but that we also have more work to do before our economy returns to normal. First, on employment, we learned that we have experienced six consecutive weeks of declining new jobless claims. The number of workers losing their jobs is at …

MANILA – About 4.25 million Filipinos were unemployed in September, up from 3.88 million reported in August, according to a Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) survey released Thursday. In an online briefing, PSA director Dennis Mapa said the unemployment rate of 8.9% in September was the highest since January this year. (Philippines-COVID-19) – – – – …

First appearance at Policy Center for the New South (November 2, 2021) The scarcity of inputs and goods has been felt all over the world due to disruptions in global value chains since the start of the pandemic. Factory closures in China in early 2020, closures in many countries and, subsequently, congestion of logistics networks …

The wave of negative news about the health of the UK economy has shaken business confidence. A combination of supply chain hikes, soaring inflation, severe labor shortages and uncertainty over the trajectory of Covid-19 has pushed confidence levels back to highs by 27% in June, according to research by the Institute of Directors (IoD). Optimism …

WASHINGTON – The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a fourth tranche of debt service relief for 24 eligible low-income countries to help them fight the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Friday the IMF. “The Board of Directors also approved the inclusion of the Kyrgyz Republic and Lesotho among the beneficiary countries, allowing …