Argentina’s central bank chief quits

Fábrega was criticised in public by President Cristina Fernández

Russia debt freeze lesson for Hong Kong

Markets do react to political risk, despite apparent indifference

Brazil markets hit by Dilma surge in polls

Ibovespa falls as president widens lead

Asia bourses follow Wall Street lower

Nikkei, Topix, Kospi and S&P/ASX200 all down

"We want genuine universal suffrage" - on the road near Hong Kong government headquarters
©Demetri Sevastopulo

Hong Kong students vow to escalate protests

Threat to occupy buildings as Beijing condemns ‘illegal acts’

Hill fails to convince Brussels doubters

UK nominee for commissioner faces rare second grilling by MEPs

Banks pull out of dozens of benchmarks

Withdrawals in wake of rate scandals could leave investors blind

LNG boom fuels Australia hopes

Country faces competition from US shale gas

Fink blames regulators for heated markets

BlackRock chief says tight regulation and low interest rates reward debtors

Fat-finger trade rattles Japan stocks

Broker erroneously enters Y68tn worth of orders in blue-chips

France and Italy push for fiscal leniency

Move is likely to face opposition from Berlin

Comment and Analysis

Daniel Ivascyn, managing director of Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO), is seen in this undated handout photo released to the media on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Ivascyn, who runs the $11.2 billion Pimco Income Fund, was the top performer over the past five years among 26 Pimco bond funds bigger than $1 billion, including Gross's flagship Total Return Fund, according to the BLOOMBERG RISKLESS RETURN RANKING. Source: PIMCO via Bloomberg EDITOR'S NOTE: NO SALES. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Ivascyn: Pimco’s straight talking CIO

Investment manager’s dog-loving chief promises to focus on the core

Siemens pays top price to pursue US dream

Dresser-Rand acquisition could help the German conglomerate achieve its goal

Country manager for Nestle company, Herve Barrere, poses for a portrait at the Zigida Market in Kinshasa on August 12, 2014. Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Jana Asenbrennerova.
©Jana Asenbrennerova/Panos

‘Mummies’ nurture Nestlé in DR Congo

The global consumer group adapts to local tastes and targets micro-entrepreneurs

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