Thomas Cook shares soar on Fosun deal

Chinese group plans to increase holding in UK tour operator

Dollar at 11-year high before jobs data

Eurozone bond yields at lows as ECB buying looms

Fed tests point to $500bn risk for banks

All 31 institutions taking part in first stage clear minimum capital hurdle

Miliband seeks cap on pension drawdown fees

Labour leader to announce latest market intervention over charges

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Incoming Tories see May as next likely leader

Home secretary ahead of Johnson in poll of candidates

Tokyo looks at legalising noisy children

City eyes exception to 45-decibel rule that hampers day care

Election race tightens for main parties

Predictor shows no outright victory for Tories or Labour

US corporate profits set for second straight quarterly fall

Analysts trim forecasts as stronger dollar takes toll on earnings

Draghi calls recovery with perfect timing

Bond-buying plan has already helped boost confidence in the eurozone

HMRC nets £1.1bn from multinational probes

Officials reap revenue from more transfer-pricing investigations

Britishness may not be enough for Fraser’s

Well-known brands have struggled with Chinese tastes

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Poor productivity equals stagnant wages

IFS figures show the weakness of the recovery in household incomes

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The ‘wisdom of crowds’ rankings could mean sites dealing in rumour fall below more credible sources

Cameron and Miliband should go head-to-head

The PM should agree to a direct TV debate with the Labour leader

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