China’s ‘national team’ owns 6% of market

State buyers crucial to recovery from summer equities rout

Emerging market woes weigh on eurozone

ECB’s Financial Stability Review says vulnerabilities stemming from EM economies have increased

Macri faces battle with central bank

Order for Argentine banks to sell dollar assets goes to heart of problem

Plus ça change

Osborne’s talent for making more of the same feel less onerous

Billionaire banker arrested, Eagles of Death Metal describe Paris attack and ‘pawsthetics’

André Esteves arrested as part of Petrobras corruption probe

Argentina investors await Macri reforms

Market gains must be franked by new ‘pro-investment’ government

How do Osborne’s sums add up?

Higher forecasts and taxes spare many departments

Osborne’s Britain is no country for young men

The overall direction is to skew the state further towards older people, writes Matt Whittaker

Osborne takes gentler route to same end

Chancellor’s starting points remain unchanged and questionable

Why there’s calm at flattening yield curve

Benchmark US yields kept low because Treasuries remain attractive relative to peers

China’s most powerful weapon is trade

Commercial tussles are less dramatic than scraps in the South China Sea but may be more important

Europe slowly dezombifies its banks

Good news from the latest scrutiny of lenders

Japan’s Abe calls for minimum wage rises

PM targets annual increase of 3% in bid to boost consumer spending

Italian consumers buoy recovery

Domestic consumption offsets fall in demand outside eurozone

Mobile to lead surge in digital wallets

Card transactions to fall from two-thirds to half of all payments

South Africa and the ‘Belindia’ trap

The country needs growth, and the right kind of growth

Draghi prepares for more monetary easing

The ECB should give QE more time and more firepower to work

Socialist leader becomes Portuguese PM

António Costa plans to renegotiate fiscal targets with eurozone partners

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