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News roundup: Wednesday's main business stories

* Jobless rate drops. * Ryanair shares plunge after targets cut. * Services sector picks up. * Junior doctors propose contingency plan for strike

4th September, 2013
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The main local and international business stories:

**The unemployment rate** has dropped in August to 13.4 per cent, down from 13.5 per cent in July 2013, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

**Ryanair's share price** plunged as much as 15 per cent after it blamed increased price competition and the continuing effect of austerity across Europe for a cut in its full year traffic target.

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