Fraudsters threaten online advertising

Digital platforms are difficult to monitor and vulnerable to abuse

French sell-off plan an optical illusion

Law allows state to rake in billions while continuing to pull strings of leading companies

Investors weigh up Coal India’s future

After activist’s withdrawal, can state-backed mining monopoly reform?

Humbling of France’s BNP to hit takeovers

Prospects of cross-border eurozone banking moves look that much slimmer

Mike Judge on set with the cast of Silicon Valley

Start-ups struggle to deal with criticism

Tech industry’s next generation of emerging groups need to know when to take criticism to heart

El Corte Inglés reflects Spain’s woes

Department store chain typifies business practices in the country

China’s can-do versus Congress gridlock

What is wanted is a trade agreement with a dress code, not ‘a tuxedo with flip-flops’

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker, puffing on a trademark cigar during the Congressional Testimony. (Photo by Terry Ashe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

Smoke and errors – Fed transparency and bank supervision

Critics of US central bank suggest more scrutiny is needed

Amazon chief Bezos takes long-term view

Decision to end Hachette spat cuts losses and changes tack

Net neutrality risk for Comcast deal

Investors increasingly jittery over potential threat to Time Warner Cable takeover

Russian groups’ financing struggles

Western sanctions taking toll and Chinese banks are unable to come to the rescue

China anti-corruption push spurs outflows

Many companies are accelerating investments abroad

Things could yet worsen for MPS

World’s oldest bank pins hopes for survival on proposed rights issue

Big bourses take on dark pool competitors

LSE is to launch intraday auctions to wrest back business

Silicon Valley prepares to take on spooks

Technology companies have the public on their side for now but they are in a precarious position

Fishing for finance in new loan streams

Level of non-bank lending in Europe, particularly among small businesses, is rising fast

Philippines tycoon’s whisky deal highlights thirst for new markets

Trend is helping to focus investor attention on 10-member Asean bloc

Rebuilding confidence in Europe’s banks

The ECB is likely to repeat the stress tests every year and it will learn from its early mistakes

Business quest for standard on EU reform

Surge in support for Ukip, with its anti-EU rhetoric, is scaring big business and the Tories

Soaring costs in global internet race

Ramp-up in costs reflects intensified competition as well as upgrades to long-term ambitions


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