Fed set to hold course with $10bn taper

Officials could change language to reflect strong jobs data

Argentina braces for fresh debt default

Deepening recession, rising inflation and capital flight expected

Luxury carmakers slash prices in China

Range Rovers reduced by 19% ahead of regulator probe

China’s military and economic fortunes

Beijing gives an air of invincibility in one debate and implosion in another

Cross-border IPOs surge in first half

Capital raised doubles to $25.7bn as groups tap foreign investors

GSK chief floats break-up option

Witty signals willingness to shake up drug group

Top UK chairmen back EU renegotiation

Disenchantment with status quo among FTSE 100 groups

Abe faces rising disenchantment in Japan

Shadow looms over prime minister’s programme to kick-start economy