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US jobless rate hits 49-year low of 3.7%

The US jobless rate falls to 3.7% in September, the lowest level since December 1969.

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Tesla is down 7% thanks to Musk’s tweets, wiping out the gains Tesla got for settling with the SEC

Musk appeared to mock the SEC by referring to the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission” on Twitter. Before the tweet, the two parties were ordered to write a joint letter to a judge justifying their settlement. 

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US rejects International Court of Justice ruling on Iran, continuing its isolationist charge

The move underscores the Trump administration’s commitment to sovereignty over multilateralism, deepening worries among Western allies over Trump’s disparagement of international institutions.

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‘Wishful thinking': Markets must not mistake Brazil’s presidential contenders as pro-business

Brazil’s highly-polarized presidential election should be of little comfort to global investors, analysts told CNBC on Friday.

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Productivity perks up in second quarter

UK worker’s output growth rebounded in the second quarter, but still lags the pre-crisis average.

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Interpol president is reported missing after a trip to China

A French judicial official says the president of Interpol has been reported missing after travelling to China.  

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Fintech firm Curve looking to raise $50 million to become the ‘Amazon of banking’

Curve has created an app that brings all a person’s various accounts together and allows users to spend money using one card.

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Italy should implement reforms and austerity policies, candidate to top EU job says

Alexander Stubb, the Europhile former prime minister of Finland who has experience co-governing with populist parties, is now running to become the next Euroepan Commission president. 

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Lenovo and ZTE shares hit by spyware row

Shares in Lenovo and ZTE drop after a report that Beijing inserted spying devices into US computers.