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Yellen warns on US financial conditions
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen pours cold water on the prospect of a second rise in interest rates any time soon.


Twitter hit by slowing growth in users
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.


Nestle ends IAAF sponsorship deal
Food and drink giant Nestle ends its sponsorship of the IAAF, as it fears the doping scandal engulfing the world athletics governing body could damage its reputation.


Hong Kong shares sink 4%
Hong Kong shares join the regional downward trend, falling 4%, as trading resumes after the Lunar New Year break.


Why have bank shares fallen?
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