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US regulator is concerned about the rapid growth of retail alternative funds

Eurozone slips a step closer to deflation

Pressure mounts on ECB to ease policy next week

US munis could get regulatory reprieve

Fed looks at use of bonds to comply with bank liquidity rules

‘Brushing’ risk for Alibaba’s IPO figures

Online sellers artificially inflate sales to get better placement

BALASORE, INDIA - APRIL 11: Gujarat chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate for Lok Sabha election Narendra Modi during a Bharat Bijay Samabesha rally, on April 11, 2014 in Balasore, India. Modi said, I will transform Odisha like I have changed Gujarat. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

India grows at fastest rate in two years

Better than expected figures boost Modi

Wanda, Baidu and Tencent in $814m tie-up

Venture aims to loosen Alibaba’s hold on China’s ecommerce market

Rouble hits record low against the dollar

Deepening crisis between Russia and Ukraine hits FX markets

Regulatory revenge risks scaring investors

As uncertainty is seen shifting to legal risk, questions arise about the investability of banks

New framework for sovereign defaults

Effort to prevent re-run of Argentine and Greek wrangles

Japanese economy flounders after VAT rise

Data suggest Abenomics is not working

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