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US jets strike Isis to help Iraqi military

First attacks in direct support of Baghdad’s troops

Two UK universities ranked in top three

Cambridge and Imperial College London come in behind MIT in listings

Calpers pulls out of ‘costly’ hedge funds

Largest US public pension fund turns back on sector it says is too complex

Asos sees flat-lining profit growth in 2015

Strong pound hits international business

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Health of UK high streets ticks up

Shop vacancy rate improves in first six months of this year, falling to 13.4%

BoE signals dim view of household debt

Analysis blames borrowing build-up for depth of recession

Google pressed to reveal search formula

Berlin calls for more transparency on rankings algorithms

Alibaba lifts IPO range to $66-$68

Float will raise $21.8bn at upper end of pricing

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Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

Large bets by trader once paid $100m helped bring down hedge fund

Violence puts pressure on Ukraine truce

Rebels deny Kiev forces’ claim that they are only fending off attacks

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