Ugly China open: Shanghai -2%, Shenzhen -3%

The first minutes of September trading suggest the China turmoil will continue into another month

US to hit Chinese hackers with sanctions

Obama sees growing threat to US economic and security interests

Korean exports fall most in six years

Manufacturers in Korea have been hard hit by China’s slowing economy

KPMG to open own Mayfair members club

But only clients or partners can get past select location’s door

Clinton faces fresh email scrutiny

Release of messages includes 150 containing classified information

South Korea exports plunge 14.7%

Biggest fall in 6 years as China slowdown hits country’s economy

Twitter lifted 3% by bank’s upgrade

US equities slipped following weaker manufacturing reports

India told to beware gloating over China

Doubts over data and ability to exploit neighbour’s difficulties

Israeli spy tools exports raise concerns

Privacy International says surveillance technology sold to Colombia

East-west tensions break out over sharing migrants

Merkel warns passport-free zone being put at risk

Palmer’s Mineralogy sues Citic for A$10bn

Australian tycoon intensifies legal battle with Chinese group

Comment & Analysis

Why Chinese tourists want Okamoto condoms

The benefits of a ‘Made in Japan’ stamp

Patek Philippe’s ‘Old Switcheroo’ tactic

The craft behind the watchmaker’s slogan — and how to copy it

Glencore: debt watch

Investors lose confidence in a model that is not as unique as had been claimed

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