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Euro manufacturing at 13-month low
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.


China factory growth misses forecast
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.


Russia and China launch gas pipeline
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.


Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".


Premier League clubs' spending spree
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £750m, as the end of the transfer window approaches.



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