Pru’s Thiam gets 36% pay rise to £11.9m

Award comes after UK insurer enjoyed a strong year

Two US agents charged over Silk Road

Pair allegedly stole thousands of dollars in digital currencies

Iran nuclear talks enter final straight

Sanctions still sticking point between P5+1 and Iranian negotiators

Eurozone deflation eases in March

Unemployment reaches 3-year low amid growing signs of a recovery

Buhari builds lead in tight Nigeria vote

Prospect grows of ballot box loss for president Goodluck Jonathan

Yoox bags Net-a-Porter in merger plan

Combined company will have €1.3bn in sales

DPI closes Africa fund at $725m

Decade of high growth and record of returns attracts investors

Eurozone deflation eases in March

Unemployment reaches 3-year low amid growing signs of a recovery

Honda’s Swindon plant wins £200m boost

Struggling factory to become sole producer of updated Civic model

Jay Z taps top acts to sell music service

Big recording stars given cash and stock in Tidal

Macquarie to halve Asia banking jobs

Australian bank the latest to pare back operations in region

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Sweden’s capital has a disproportionate number of tech triumphs

Germany ramps up battle readiness

Ukraine crisis prompts overhaul of armed forces

Markets look forward to higher inflation

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