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Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until it was clear a recent U.S. economic slowdown was temporary, though most said a hike was coming soon, minutes from their last policy meeting showed on Wednesday.

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Worker advocacy group report says Tesla's injury rate higher than average

SAN FRANCISCO A California-based workers advocacy group released a report on Wednesday saying that Tesla Inc data showed its workers have been injured at a rate a third higher than the auto industry average.

8:10pm EDT

Moody's downgrades China, warns of fading financial strength as debt mounts

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's credit ratings on Wednesday for the first time in nearly 30 years, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. | Video

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Software update can fix Fiat Chrysler's U.S. diesel issue: lawyer

WASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing on Wednesday.

6:18pm EDT

Most Japan firms favor cautious approach to any Toshiba delisting: poll

TOKYO Most Japanese firms believe the Tokyo bourse should be cautious in its approach to any delisting of embattled Toshiba Corp , concerned about the potential impact on its clients, subcontractors and financial markets, a Reuters poll showed.

7:07pm EDT

Dollar on back foot after Fed minutes, euro resumes advance

TOKYO The dollar was on the defensive early on Thursday after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting were not as hawkish as anticipated, while the euro edged back up towards a 6-1/2-month high.

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