P508 Teletext 508 Oct 4 21:51:10         —————————————————————————————  PAYROLL DATA WEAK IN SEPTEMBER Key US economic figures were much weaker-than-expected last month. The number of people on non-farm payrolls fell 40,000, against City expectations for a rise of between 166,000 and 175,000. A large increase in the closely watched payroll figure would have pointed to inflationary pressures and may have prompted an interest rate hike. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 WONDERFUL NEW INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY SEE PAGE 560 Next CompNews Shares Family Finance