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US Jobs Growth Loses Steam

US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing growth

US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing jobs growth. Yogita Limaye brings us the latest from New York and we get stock market reaction from Scott Nations, president and chief investment officer of NationsShares in Chicago.

Also,we hear about the revived debate on whether Australia should become a republic, a proposed tax on coffee cups to help the environment in the UK and find out about the new language app which hopes to pair teachers and learners around the World.

Fergus Nicoll is joined throughout the programme from Sydney by Robert Milliken, Australia Correspondent for The Economist magazine.

(Picture: Manufacturing, construction and health care were among the sectors to see job gains. Picture credit: Getty Images. )

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Sat 6 Jan 2018 01:06GMT

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