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Barclays says 5,000 jobs cut so far this year

LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays has cut just under 5,000 staff this year as part of its plan to streamline the bank and axe areas that are unprofitable, leaving the bank with fewer staff than at any time since 2007.  learn more …

China's local GDP data points to recovery, rebalancing

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's regional economies enjoyed a revival in growth in the second quarter, data from provincial governments showed, chiming with earlier figures that suggest a burst of government stimulus measures  learn more …

Kerry presses India on WTO deal ahead of arrival

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, on his way to India for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment  learn more …