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Wall St stumbles as FBI to review more Clinton emails


NEW YORK U.S. stocks erased early gains and turned negative on Friday after the head of the FBI said it will review more emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email use.

Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in the third quarter as a surge in soybean exports and a rebound in inventory investment offset a slowdown in consumer spending. | Video

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U.S. stocks, dollar fall on FBI Clinton probe

NEW YORK Wall Street fell broadly on Friday, with U.S. stocks and the dollar lower after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it would probe additional emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email server while secretary of state.

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U.S. labor costs increase 0.6 percent in third quarter

WASHINGTON U.S. labor costs maintained a steady pace of increase in the third quarter, showing little signs of a significant pickup in wage inflation.

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OPEC officials yet to agree on how to implement supply cut

VIENNA/DUBAI OPEC officials meeting in Vienna on Friday to work out the details of their plan to reduce oil production had yet to reach agreement after hours of talks, amid objections by Iran which has been reluctant to even freeze its output, OPEC sources said.

8:07pm BST

Oil prices slip, OPEC doubts offset U.S. rig count decline

NEW YORK Oil prices fell below $50 on Friday and were poised for their biggest weekly loss in six weeks on doubts over OPEC's planned output cut, even as data showed U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for the first time since June. | Video

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European shares slip as earnings disappointments bite, Novo slides

LONDON, Oct 28 European equities fell to their lowest in more than a week on Friday, with companies such as insulin maker Novo Nordisk and digital security firm Gemalto slumping more than 10 percent after their quarterly results.

European shares back in the red for October on weak results

LONDON, Oct 28 Weak corporate results weighed on European shares on Friday, while choppy trading in banking shares took away some of the sector's recent gains.

UPDATE 1-Nikkei climbs as rising yields help financials; Topix rebalance boosts volume

TOKYO, Oct 28 Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday to a fresh six-month high as rising global bond yields helped financials, reflecting hopes of stepped up investments by financial institutions in overseas bonds amid Japan's low bond yield environment.

Hong Kong stocks at 2-month low on U.S. rate hike prospects

Oct 28 Hong Kong shares slid to a two-month low on Friday, as sentiment was dampened by enhanced expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the year-end.

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