JOBS FOR VETERANS: Hundreds of veterans attended the Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair in San Francisco, California hosted by the US Chamber Foundation and the San Francisco Giants. More than 115 employers were on hand to recruit veterans seeking jobs. (Justin Sullivan, AFP)
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A white-knuckle ride for global markets this week looks set to end with a whimper, with equities and commodities giving up some of their eye-popping bounces.
European shares have eased, having already recouped all their losses from a bruising 8% drop earlier this week, with markets cooling off.
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Asia stocks have extended their rally, taking heart from strong US growth figures to cement a recovery after a torrid week.
The alarming scale of China' s economic slowdown is pushing European exporters to accelerate a move into premium goods and services.
The dollar has stayed firm against the yen after upbeat US growth data suggested the world's top economy was weathering a slowdown in China.
US stocks have posted big gains for the second straight session as strong American economic data extended a global rally that began with a surge in beaten-down Chinese equities.
Crude has extended gains in Asia following a 10% price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data.