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Global shares mostly higher as markets eye China meeting

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Monday as investors kept their eyes on a weeklong Communist Party congress in…

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India raises interest rate to 5.90% to tame inflation

India’s central bank has raised its key interest rate to 5.90% and said developing economy were facing slowing growth, elevated…

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This Week: New home sales, GDP snapshot, consumer spending

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER The Commerce…

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Layoffs loom on the horizon, some economists say

From rising inflation to a red-hot job market and the negative gross domestic product in between, economists are divided on…

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Royal fans give London tourism a bump amid UK economic woes

LONDON — Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above…

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US hiring slowed in August as employers add 315,000 jobs

WASHINGTON — America’s employers slowed their hiring in August in the face of rising interest rates, high inflation and sluggish…

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US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

WASHINGTON — America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some…

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Powell sees need to help most vulnerable in uneven recovery

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economic outlook has “clearly brightened” in the United States, but the recovery remains…

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This Week: Construction spending, Uber earns, jobs report

The Commerce Department serves up its monthly snapshot of U.S. construction spending Monday By The Associated Press May 3, 2021,…

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Fed keeps key rate near zero, sees inflation as ‘transitory’

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is keeping its ultra-low interest rate policies in place, a sign that it wants to…

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