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Boeing to halve jumbo jet production

The world's biggest plane maker Boeing says it will cut production of its 747-8 jumbo jet in half and take a charge of $569m (?397m).

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US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%

The US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006 - in a move likely to have global repercussions.

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VIDEO: Has Indonesia's president brought growth?

A year ago, the Indonesian president Joko Widodo swept to power promising to boost growth through infrastructure and foreign investment - how has he done?

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VIDEO: Hitachi boss's travel tip

The boss of Hitachi Hiroaki Nakanishi offers the business advice he wishes he'd had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.

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