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Review: The number of US jobless claims fall to 44 year low

The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the US fell by 19 000 to 223 000 last week - the lowest level in 44 years, according to the Labour Department.

Analysts, surveyed by Bloomberg, had expected a decline in the number of applications to 245 000 on average.

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