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US Jobless Claims Rise in Latest Week In the week ending April 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 329,000, an increase of 24,000 from the previous week's revised level. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

Tokyo Core CPI At 22- Year High in April Core consumer prices in Tokyo, a leading indicator of Japanese inflation, rose 2.7 percent in April from a year earlier, the fastest gain since 1992 as an increase in sales tax drove up cost of goods and services.
 GDP Billion USDGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountExchange ratePopulation
156852.60%2.60%0.25%1.50%6.70%-4.10%101.53%-2.30119.89317.30
121950.50%0.20%0.25%0.50%11.90%-3.00%92.60%1.501.35332.88
82307.40%1.40%6.00%2.40%4.10%-2.10%26.00%2.006.061354.04
59602.60%0.20%0.00%1.50%3.60%-7.60%227.20%0.70102.10127.22
34001.30%0.40%0.25%1.04%5.10%0.00%78.40%7.301.3581.84
26130.80%0.30%0.25%0.60%10.20%-4.30%93.50%-1.901.3565.28
24402.70%0.70%0.50%1.60%6.90%-5.80%90.60%-4.401.6463.26
24351.90%0.70%11.00%6.15%5.00%1.90%65.10%-3.662.41193.94
20150.80%-0.50%7.00%6.90%5.40%-0.50%8.40%4.8035.23143.35
2013-0.90%0.10%0.25%0.37%13.00%-3.00%132.60%-0.701.3559.39
18424.70%1.00%8.00%8.31%3.80%-4.90%67.57%-4.6062.721233.00
18212.66%0.70%1.00%1.50%6.90%-1.00%84.60%-3.201.1135.06
15212.80%0.80%2.50%2.90%5.80%-1.20%20.70%-2.900.8822.79
1349-0.20%0.20%0.25%-0.15%26.03%-7.10%93.90%-1.901.3546.20
11770.70%0.18%3.50%3.76%4.80%-0.60%42.85%-0.8213.37116.90
11303.90%0.90%2.50%1.30%3.50%-1.50%34.80%3.801085.1950.00
8785.72%-1.42%7.50%7.32%6.25%-2.20%23.10%-3.2012213.00245.90
7894.40%0.50%10.00%8.39%10.10%-1.20%36.00%-6.102.2775.62
7720.80%0.90%0.25%0.83%8.70%-2.50%73.50%8.301.3516.73
6321.70%0.20%0.00%0.00%3.30%0.00%35.40%13.500.917.95
5774.70%4.70%2.00%2.60%5.50%7.40%3.70%18.003.7529.55
549-5.50%14.15%22.80%10.30%-0.78%10.30%8.1224891.0075.10
5263.10%1.70%0.75%-0.60%8.60%-1.10%40.60%7.206.559.48
5001.10%-0.20%1.50%2.00%3.50%11.10%29.40%11.006.284.99
4902.70%0.60%2.50%0.70%13.50%-4.30%57.00%-1.303.1538.53
4841.00%0.50%0.25%0.89%8.50%-2.60%101.50%1.501.3511.08
4755.50%-0.20%14.73%10.90%6.40%-2.50%43.20%0.008.0241.28
4742.95%2.43%1.88%1.61%4.06%-1.60%42.40%10.5030.3323.31
4001.10%0.30%0.25%1.60%8.40%-1.50%74.50%1.801.358.44
3842.00%3.80%5.50%6.00%24.10%-4.70%39.90%-5.8011.1752.20
3821.10%0.00%15.59%57.30%7.20%-8.50%49.00%7.106.2929.72
3704.90%0.80%3.25%2.51%10.68%-2.41%32.30%-3.402010.0047.10
3660.60%0.60%2.00%2.11%0.62%-2.50%44.30%-0.4033.0366.79
3604.40%4.40%1.00%1.85%4.20%8.80%16.70%17.303.679.21
3140.49%-0.60%0.20%0.40%4.20%-0.80%44.50%7.305.535.57
3045.10%2.10%3.00%3.50%3.30%-3.90%53.10%7.903.3529.20
2755.10%0.10%0.21%1.20%1.80%1.10%97.90%18.001.285.31
2682.70%-0.10%4.00%3.50%6.13%-0.70%12.20%-3.50555.6017.40
2633.00%1.10%0.50%3.90%3.10%3.20%33.10%2.107.777.22
2637.72%7.72%12.00%7.80%23.90%-2.80%11.00%7.10162.50166.21
2571.04%1.04%8.25%9.82%13.40%-9.10%79.70%-3.106.9783.66
250-0.60%-0.30%0.25%1.10%9.50%-2.00%57.00%-0.701.355.43
2506.50%1.50%3.50%3.90%7.50%-1.40%40.10%3.5045.4195.80
249-2.30%0.20%0.25%-1.30%26.70%-12.70%175.10%-7.701.3511.29
2442.91%0.80%0.75%1.30%5.80%-3.15%79.50%2.473.527.91
2315.00%3.59%10.00%8.53%6.00%-8.00%70.80%-1.10105.47178.91
2301.20%1.80%0.05%0.20%8.30%-1.50%46.04%-2.9020.4110.52
2121.70%0.60%0.25%-0.37%15.30%-4.90%129.00%-3.001.3510.54
2104.21%6.00%2.00%15.10%-5.55%31.34%6.711164.0032.58
210-0.70%-2.30%0.25%0.20%11.80%-7.20%123.70%2.101.354.58