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The US labour market appears to be cooling, the Bank of England raised interest rates by 75 basis points, the biggest increase in 30 years, and Russia has rejoined a deal to allow grain exports from Ukraine through the Black Sea. Plus, the FT’s Yuan Yang explains why Germany is reconsidering its dependence on trade with China.

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Tech groups cut jobs and pause hiring amid ‘leaner times’

Bank of England raises interest rates by 0.75 percentage points

Germany struggles with its dependency on China

Russia agrees to rejoin Ukraine grain exports deal

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