Cameron urged to speed up EU referendum

Business says delay leaves ‘in’ campaign open to political attack

US and 11 nations seal Pacific trade deal

TPP is largest pact in two decades and big win for Obama and Abe

Johnson warns Osborne over tax credits

London mayor wants to position himself as ‘One Nation’ Tory

PwC tops Deloitte to lead the ‘Big Four’

Acquisition of Booz & Co powers consulting revenue growth

Nato censures Russia’s Turkey air breach

Ankara’s allies alarmed by rise in tensions with Moscow

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne hands business rates to councils

Local areas to get power to cut levy or add infrastructure premium

Clinton sets sights on gun controls

Democratic candidate willing to bypass Congress with reforms

A Bloomberg terminal.

Alphabet to back Symphony messaging tool

Google investment would mark a departure into serving Wall Street

Chief leaves as DuPont warns on profits

Chemicals group accelerates cost-cutting drive as Kullman exits

Japan central bank weighs easing options

Weak economic data may push Haruhiko Kuroda to act, say analysts

The Deepwater Horizon disaster damaged BP's image in the US; the falling price of oil forced it to cut back on production; and a settlement with the US gives its US operation a new lease of life
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BP finalises $20.8bn Gulf settlement

Group resolves civil claims with US federal and state authorities

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Lloyds shares offered to retail investors

Analysts question value to taxpayer over ‘drip-feed’ programme

Comment & Analysis

Sweden immigration: Don’t look back

While the nation remains pro-immigrant, officials admit many refugees from Syria and Iraq struggle to fit in

Adblocking raises anxiety of ad industry

New filtering technologies figure to disrupt conventional marketing models

Big buzz for small-screen games in Japan

Past arcade gaming prowess will help hook smartphone owners

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"It seems alot of the deflationary pressures mentioned is very closely linked to falling commodity prices. Not to say that over-capacity is not an issue, but what's the magnitude between the two causes? The debt creation in the corporate sector looks scary. How much of that is loaded up in Chinese state/quasi state companies?"
By miller1 on Emerging Asia: The ill wind of deflation

"To me it feels a bit like escapism. It seems as if some people decided there is nothing else we could do to try to create a better, more sustainable life here on Earth so before it is too late we need to come up with an escape plan."
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