Initial jobless claims rose more than expected the week ending June 26 as new filings for unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to 472,000,  the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Continuing claims rose to 4.616 million the week ending June 19 from the previous 4.573 million. Economists had expected 450,000 initial claims and 4.54 million continuing claims, according to the median estimate from a Thomson Reuters survey.

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