UK government to exit Lloyds with £2bn sale

Public share offer likely in March after bank’s annual results

Osborne launches rail and energy overhaul

Chancellor picks Labour’s Adonis as infrastructure commission head

Amazon in Dash to lead internet of things

Automated replenishment service to be built into appliances

Miners and financials lead stock rally

Europe follows Asia higher as 2015 US rate rise odds widen

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Rolls-Royce to cut 400 marine jobs

Push to boost confidence in strategy challenged by investors

Former HK leader charged with misconduct

Donald Tsang faces up to 7 years in prison if found guilty

World Bank head opens case over capital

Extra funds needed to meet UN goals amid global slowdown

Pro-Europe campaign plays catch-up

Out group has already formed its executive team

Poverty ‘down by a quarter’ since 2012

200m people now above a new line of $1.90 a day, says World Bank

Big insurers face tough new safety rules

Companies team up to fight extra capital demands

EM turmoil risks turning into global downturn

Power of central banks to restore demand questioned

Comment & Analysis

Michael O’Leary, CEO: Ryanair grows up

A more adult approach has lifted the budget carrier’s profits

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Stock pickers fail to shine in downturn

Are hedge fund ‘two and 20’ fees justified for failing to beat market?

Emerging Asia: The ill wind of deflation

Falling prices hurt profits and spark job losses while fears mount over their effect elsewhere

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