Economy US weekly jobless claims fall; import prices unchanged Updated : April 13, 2018 06:19 AM IST The economy created 103,000 jobs in March, the fewest in six months. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 233,000 for the week ended April 7, the Labour Department said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.