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Europe's main stock markets have dropped after a mixed US August jobs report clouded the prospects for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month.
Airbus says it has boosted its order book in August with transactions for 346 aircraft across its single-aisle and widebody product lines.
Passenger demand in Africa's air transport industry has pushed into positive territory for the first time this year, according to an industry body.
VinPro, the service organisation for 3 600 South African wine producer and cellar members, has appointed a new manager: transformation and development.
Wall Street was set to open lower as investors assessed August jobs data, which showed that fewer than expected jobs were added to the economy.
US payrolls has risen less than expected, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near seven-and-a-half-year low kept alive prospects of a Fed Reserve rate hike.
Gold has held declines from a two-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial US jobs report as traders await clues about the timing of a Federal Reserve rate hike.
European shares have retreated after strong gains in the previous session, with investors focusing on a widely-watched US jobs report.