Sovereign wealth pullback hits Aberdeen

Investment group hit by oil price drop and emerging market turmoil

US debate over solar tax credits heats up

Industry pushes for extension of key government support

Vitol close to deal with Libya’s state oil company

Trader to help deliver fuel to war-torn African country

Lending rises as BoE ponders new curbs

Financial policy committee might introduce measures on Tuesday


Employers’ reaction key to living wage

The effects on prices, profits, jobs and skills are uncertain

Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Martin Gilbert’s Viennese whirl

A spiralling down of the oil price means outflows from Aberdeen

The folly of the break-even oil price

Oil’s drop shows methodology does not determine price floor

Japan’s GPIF loses $64bn in third quarter

World’s biggest scheme suffers 5.6% hit as global stock markets fell

Norway urges EU assurances on gas output

Firmer commitments sought in order to woo key pipeline funding

ThyssenKrupp vies for A$50bn sub contract

Three-way battle to replace Australia’s ageing submarine fleet

Funding Circle launches P2P trust

Fund invests in small business loans in UK, US and Europe

Alibaba hampers web rival’s fundraising

Internet group to sell shares in Meituan-Dianping at a discount

Online surge as US eyes Cyber Monday

Smartphones and tablets help weekend spending soar to $6.1bn

Drax chief warns on electricity supply

Rise in intermittent supplies from renewables requires back-up

New stations to boost HS2 connectivity

Hubs in Leeds and Crewe to boost access for high-speed passengers

Commons health committee backs sugar tax

MPs support government curbs on price discounts on unhealthy food

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