A sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Massachusetts. The US labour market continued to tighten ahead of a key jobs report on Friday, August 4, 2017. Photo: AP

US labour market tightens while growth in key services sector slows down

Service sector, which accounts for two-thirds of US economy, cools down

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A sign advertising employment hangs outside a restaurant in Middleton, Massachusetts. The US labour market continued to tighten ahead of a key jobs report on Friday, August 4, 2017. Photo: AP
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