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HSBC to hire 1000 new staff in China

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

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Federal Reserve raises benchmark interest rate to 1.0 percent

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.

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UK jobless rate falls but wage growth weakens again

The UK unemployment rate has fallen again, but a record number are on zero-hours contracts, and wage growth was weak even as inflation jumped.

The UK unemployment rate has fallen again, but a record number are on zero-hours contracts, and wage growth was weak even as inflation jumped.

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European court rules workplace headscarf ban is legal

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

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US job growth and wages strong in February

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

US employers added 235,000 workers in February and wages picked up, giving the Federal Reserve the rational to start raising interest rates again soon

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PSA Peugeot Citroen boss reassures over future of Vauxhall plants

PSA Peugeot Citroen head Carlos Tavares has reassured politicians and union leaders in the UK about GM's Europe's Vauxhall plants re takeover plans.

PSA Peugeot Citroen head Carlos Tavares has reassured politicians and union leaders in the UK about GM's Europe's Vauxhall plants re takeover plans.

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Amazon to add 15,000 jobs across Europe, 5,000 in Britain

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

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Credit Suisse announces big losses, more job cuts

Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.

Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.

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Making Europe's budget work for Europe's growth plans

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

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Trump pushes GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler on US car plants

Trump has met the heads of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler pushing them to make more vehicles in the United States and create more American jobs.

Trump has met the heads of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler pushing them to make more vehicles in the United States and create more American jobs.

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US job growth slows in December, wages rebound

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

US employment increased less than expected in December but there was a rebound in wages, pointing to sustained labour market and economic growth.

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OPINION: Robots could put most humans out of work. What then?

By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand Robots will replace many humans: perhaps most humans in the workplace.

By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand Robots will replace many humans: perhaps most humans in the workplace.

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How can Europe beat long-term unemployment?

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.

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Sweden addresses long-term unemployment risks

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

While Sweden’s employment rates are some of the highest in Europe, Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration, says to mitigate the risk of it rising due to an influx of refugees, the co

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Sweden's advice to Europe

Despite Sweden bearing a significant burden of incoming refugees, its employment rates are still the envy of Europe.

Despite Sweden bearing a significant burden of incoming refugees, its employment rates are still the envy of Europe.

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How Slovakia addresses long-term unemployment

State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…

State Secretary Branislav Ondruš explains why long-term unemployment is an issue in several Slovakian regions and how the government is taking action to allow more people to enter the labour…

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German inflation rises sharply, unemployment falls

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

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EuroSkills 2016: battle of young craftspeople

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

Young people from more than 30 countries were in the Swedish city of Gothenburg to take part in EuroSkills 2016.

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U.S. workers rally in first 'Fight for $15' protest since Trump win

Workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports joined nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday in their first major action since businessman Donald Trum

Workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports joined nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday in their first major action since businessman Donald Trum