Iran talks edge towards nuclear deal

Two sides mount diplomatic push to secure agreement

US renewables industry seeks tax breaks

Wind and solar power sector faces fall in investment in 2017

PayPal on takeover trail after eBay split

Chief says acquisitions a priority using $6bn war chest

Commodities fall saves China’s blushes

Q1 growth bolstered by drop in price of materials

Sabic lab worker

Sabic pushes into Asia with S Korea deal

Saudi-owned group in joint venture with SK Global Chemical

Bond will return but at which studio?

Sony faces a battle to hold on to superspy’s licence as deal with MGM ends after Spectre

A Chinese investor looks his mobile phone in front of a big screen showing stock market movements in a securities brokerage house in Beijing
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China injects liquidity to steady markets

Beijing launches emergency measures to halt equities slump

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Brazil reforms to ease Petrobras pressure

Law changes will open up offshore oil discovery

Malaysia PM fights for political life

Fallout grows over claims Najib took $681m from state fund

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Army and police handed more powers and some public rights curbed

Australian miners attack China coal tests

Anger at move they say increases costs for exporters

Comment & Analysis

Dan Schulman, president and CEO of Paypal
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Dan Schulman, PayPal: flip-flops or suit

The man who will lead the payments group after its eBay spin-off

Singer Taylor Swift performs as Moet & Chandon Toasts 2015 As The Official Champagne Of New Year's Eve In Times Square on December 31, 2014 in New York City
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Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong battle

Artists should take on record labels, not streaming services

China’s credit and stock market party

Debt growth has fallen but is still rising at twice the rate of nominal GDP, writes George Magnus

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