Hedge funds make quick buck on RBS sale

Speculators bet on shares falling before government stake disposal

Shire in $30bn approach for Baxalta

Irish pharma company proposes deal after initial rebuff

‘Pete the Greek’ will not face Libor action

FCA panel rules no case against ex-UBS man Koutsogiannis

Positive data help prop up Asia’s bourses

Signs of growth in China and Japan services sectors brighten mood

German prosecutor fired over treason case

Action against Netzpolitik journalists touches a nerve

Alibaba names ex-Goldman banker president

Evans tasked with overseeing international expansion

Australia revokes Adani mine approval

Federal court decision is latest blow to Indian group’s A$16bn Queensland coal project

Capital controls throttle Greek business

Small companies hit hard as limits on funds paralyse imports

Vitriol over Corbyn infuriates moderates

Former Labour allies at risk of division over resurgent left wing

Q&A: Pimco and the SEC’s bond ETF probe

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Central banks face tricky balancing act

BoE appointment sheds light on regulating conflicts of interest

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Just Eat continues to record strong growth

Online takeaway service sees strong results despite competition

Trail of scandal does not mean all are guilty

There were cover-ups and malefactors in the 1970s but that does not prove Heath accusations are true

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Marshall leaps from guitar amps to phones

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