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China sees accelerating export growth beat expectations for the month of September, but imports fall short, prompting fears of a domestic slowdown. The IMF revises its global growth outlook, citing supply chain issues and the Covid pandemic for the cut. Chief Economist Gita Gopinath urges a more urgent global vaccine rollout. And earnings season gets under way with LVMH Q3 sales up 20 per cent, but an Asian Covid resurgence is hampering growth in its watches and jewellery divisions. Later this Wednesday, JPMorgan reports its latest earnings and we’ll get crucial inflation data from the U.S.
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