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  • 'Black Friday' discounts lift UK retail sales growth to 10-year high

    British retail sales surged at their fastest annual rate in more than a decade last month, as U.S.-style "Black Friday" discounts drove record sales growth at electrical and department stores.
  • Jobless claims point to firmer labor market

    Jobless claims point to firmer labor market
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. Other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region braked sharply in December,...

    U.S. jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixed

    U.S. jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixed
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. While other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region braked sharply in...

    Jobless claims drop as economy strengthens

    Jobless claims drop as economy strengthens
    Initial jobless claims fell more than expected last week, underscoring an improved labor market. First-time applications for unemployment benefits fell 6,000 from the previous week to 289,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists had...

    Indonesia to cut budget deficit to 1 percent of GDP in 2019

    Indonesia's new government plans to cut its budget deficit to one percent of gross domestic product by 2019, partly by reforming the tax system, the finance minister said on Thursday. A shortfall in tax revenue estimated at $6.15 billion threatened to...