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Strong US Jobs Numbers

March 4th, 2016

Episode 659 of 895 episodes

New figures showed US employers created almost a quarter of a million extra jobs last month. The strong numbers were much better than had been expected. We speak to our correspondent, Michelle Fleury, and veteran investor Jim Rogers. The German-based logistics company, Deutsche Post-DHL, has been accused of ignoring workers’ rights in parts of Latin America. We hear from a former DHL worker, as well as get the view of the unions and company management. With the mining and commodities boom over, is farming the future for Australia's economy? Our Asia Business Correspondent Karishma Vaswani travels to the farming town of Toowoomba in Queensland to find out. And for our review of the week's news, we're joined by analyst Ralph Silva in Toronto and Katie Martin of the FT, in London.

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