World powers agree swift Syria ceasefire

Munich talks spark US-Russia led move for nationwide truce

Asia markets end week on sour note

Nikkei, Topix, Hang Seng and Kospi all decline

Market fears are feeding on themselves

Cutting rates would damage banks’ profits and solvency

First-time buyers spend £50k on rent

Years of high-cost renting prevents tenants saving for a deposit

UK battles Paris and Berlin on City rules

Turf war could be turning point over regulatory responsibility

Dimon defies sell-off in $26m stock buy

JPMorgan chief sends bullish signal with order for 500,000 shares

Google tells MPs: ‘We are paying 20% tax’

Tech group answers questions on £130m HMRC deal

Rugby tackles school over weight banding

RFU backs selection by age as Wellington moves to cut injuries

Move to increase gender pay gap data

Employers will have to disclose more information than expected

HSBC drops plans for pay freeze

Staff protest over salary suspension prompts U-turn

Johnston i move puts Indy fate in doubt

Sale by Lebedevs would leave way open for closure of main title

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