Oil bear bets on return to $25 a barrel

Hedge fund manager reckons market will remain oversupplied

Migrants barred from Budapest station

European leaders trade barbs as police prevent onward travel

US urges China to improve communication

Washington frustrated at way Beijing flags policy intentions

Banks face €61.5bn hit from rule change

UK pension group dubs IFRS 9 as ‘fundamentally flawed’

LVMH bags ex-Apple executive

Ian Rogers’ appointment highlights links between digital and luxury

US clean energy suffers from lack of wind

Softest air currents in 40 years cut power sales to utilities

Murders ignored in Guerrero, says report

Justice has collapsed in violent Mexican state, says rights group

India pulls back from $6.4bn tax raid

Government will not apply MAT to foreign institutional investors

Investors wake up to EM currency risk

Violent sell-off abates but growth is missing in many countries

Republicans pounce on Clinton over emails

Release of messages includes 150 containing classified information

Whirlpool makes approach for Aga

Board says it will recommend earlier bid from Middleby

Comment & Analysis

China needs to learn how to talk to markets

Financial players punish governments for doing the right thing at the wrong time, says Mohamed El-Erian

Moral hazard and abundant seed capital

Selling equity to venture capitalists has become a lucrative business model, writes Murad Ahmed

Do not let fear kill promise of Big Data

Privacy is at the heart of democratic modernity and it must be preserved, writes Maurice Lévy

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