The U.S. released the jobless claims for the week ending February 12, where jobless claims rose to 410,000 compared with 385,000 in the prior revised estimate and slightly above median estimates of 400,000.

Moreover, continuing claims rose in the week ending February 5, to 3.911 million, compared with the prior revised estimate of 3.910 million, and above median estimates of 3.893 million.