Rosneft to acquire stake in Norway’s NADL

Deal indicates western companies not deterred by Russian sanctions

Yellen sees Jackson Hole return to roots

Wall Street economists excluded from this year’s conference

US signals escalation in Isis fight

Militant group ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’, says defence secretary

Chinese pilots told to ditch accents

Bid to put an end to cockpit misunderstandings

StanChart’s NY settlement draws UAE ire

Gulf state warns of possible litigation from customers

Spectre of ‘lost decade’ haunting Europe

Pressure grows on ECB to start quantitative easing

Xi pay plan targets executive’s wallets

Limits to be imposed on top managers of big state-owned groups

BofA to pay $16.65bn in mortgage case

Bank tries to put legal woes behind it with record settlement

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C4 chief warns of US TV takeover threat

Fears that homegrown shows could be replaced with cheap imports

Gap to open 40 stores in India

US clothing retailer will open first shops in Mumbai and Delhi

Rosneft hit as $2bn Vitol deal scrapped

Russia’s state oil company feels impact of sanctions

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Inflation is best way to avoid stagnation

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Mystery of drop into Isis military base

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