Likelihood of each coalition scenario

Populus predicts Miliband more likely PM

Labour leader has bigger choice of coalition partner

Barratt CEO Mark Clare steps down

Finance director David Thomas to take over

New Petrobras chairman is government ally

Appointment is set to further enrage investors

Co-op Bank suffers third straight year of losses

Lender loses more than 50,000 customers amid negative publicity

Bolloré increases Vivendi stake to 10.2%

Billionaire tightens grip after hedge fund attacks his strategy

Bill Gross Pimco exit a ‘stress test’

Asset managers use founder’s abdication to fight new regulation

Osborne overrode FCO on China-led bank

Decision on AIIB bypassed objections and drew fire from US

Comment and Analysis

City Insider: Tact and fiction

Talking one’s own book hit new highs at Tuesday’s City Week conference

Fanuc parts curtains on secretive culture

Japanese robot maker has ‘sense of crisis’ about how it is viewed

Imprudence of advertising a dark past

A Moscow store has wisely pulled an ad depicting kids as KGB interrogators, says Courtney Weaver

Best comments from our readers

These are not just American products, they are old-fashioned American products. Pace Mr Buffett and his fondness for Mac n Cheese. He is 86 and allowed to be eccentric as he is a billionaire. He could also have a fondness for hedgehiog-flavoured crisps but this would not make it a market with a future."
By manticore on Kraft’s sticky problem: American cheese


"What exactly does the international community expect the Palestinians to negotiate with? They have nothing, only a displaced population, occupied (and ever diminishing) lands, an immense pride, and resilience to battle on for their rights, with only lip service for support from the international community."
By Faris on Israel’s high-stakes outbreak of political sincerity


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