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Week in Review

Week in Review, August 29

Zurich bid for RSA; Facebook, BHP Billiton and BlackRock also in the news

China turbulence casts shadow on Africa

Fears grow for rare economic bright spot

Banks see investment divisions rebound

Widespread belief that earnings prowess has been restored

Eni discovers ‘supergiant’ gasfield

Find said to be largest ever in the Mediterranean Sea

Rare whisky investors toast sales rise

But incautious investors could be left in need of a stiff drink

China P2P lender banks on social media use

China Rapid Finance uses Tencent data to judge creditworthiness

New age beliefs fail to help Uralsib bank

One of Russia’s top private banks searches for a buyer

Luxury groups wait on Chinese stock take

Slide in share prices makes consumers less keen to splash out

Banks warn over European privacy rules

Lenders say laws will make it harder to detect fraud

Premium carmakers see China drama ahead

Analysts say sales fall will mean luxury brands warn on profits

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