Judge gives go-ahead to Uber lawsuit

Case to determine if 160,000 California drivers are employees

Fed official flags concern over US growth

Eric Rosengren makes case for modest path of policy tightening

UK PM pushed into EU referendum rules deal

Cameron rows back on purdah period to head off eurosceptic ambush

MBK Partners closes in on Tesco Korea deal

Consortium led by S Korean buyout group named preferred bidder

EU’s Schengen buckles under migrant flows

European Commission president to unveil regime for sharing refugees between countries in emergencies

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Pierre Andurand from Andurand Capital, appears on stage on Day 1 at the International New York Times/Energy Intelligence Oil & Money Conference at The InterContinental Hotel on October 29, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for The New York Times)

Oil bear bets on return to $25 a barrel

Hedge fund manager reckons market will remain oversupplied

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Asos founder Nick Robertson steps down

Online retailer struggles after string of profit warnings

EM debt transformation lowers crisis risk

Share held in domestic currency rises from 50% to 75% in 15 years

London cabbies try to cut up Uber

Black taxis to offer fixed fares for journeys

Banks face €61.5bn hit from rule change

UK pension group dubs IFRS 9 as ‘fundamentally flawed’

DDMWGN Kensington Kinema, Leonard Place, Kensington, London, 1928. Artist: Bedford Lemere and Company
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Picture palaces fall prey to developers

Landmark façades in high street being razed at an alarming rate

Comment & Analysis

Do not let fear kill promise of Big Data

Privacy is at the heart of democratic modernity and it must be preserved, writes Maurice Lévy

China needs to learn how to talk to markets

Financial players punish governments for doing the right thing at the wrong time, says Mohamed El-Erian

Moral hazard and abundant seed capital

Selling equity to venture capitalists has become a lucrative business model, writes Murad Ahmed

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