Osborne’s Budget to ignore minimum wage

Chancellor says tax cuts are best way to boost pay

Iran talks edge towards nuclear deal

Two sides mount diplomatic push to secure agreement

China injects liquidity to steady markets

Beijing launches emergency measures to halt equities slump

PayPal on takeover trail after eBay split

Chief says acquisitions a priority using $6bn war chest

StanChart joins pact to prevent deforestation

Ten banks have signed up to influence clients

Deutsche Bank in Argentine bonds wrangle

Funds file New York subpoena over German bank’s role in auction

HMRC cracks show after 10 years of woes

Tax authority fears effect of £80m extra spending cuts

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 15: An employee of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. carries a box out of the company's headquarters building (background) September 15, 2008 in New York City. Lehman Brothers filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in U.S. Bankruptcy Court after attempts to rescue the storied financial firm failed. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) ©Getty

Canada braced for US-style attack ads

Political action committees take advantage of fixed election law

Brazil reforms to ease Petrobras pressure

Law changes will open up offshore oil discovery

Commodities fall saves China’s blushes

Q1 growth bolstered by drop in price of materials

Here are photos of Yamaha's latest drone called Fazer.

Yamaha aims high with farm drone

Japanese group seeks to expand sales of unmanned aerial vehicles

Comment & Analysis

Russia: Powers in the balance

The Kremlin wants to rewrite Europe’s security order as a bulwark against Nato, while wooing China

Singer Taylor Swift performs as Moet & Chandon Toasts 2015 As The Official Champagne Of New Year's Eve In Times Square on December 31, 2014 in New York City
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Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong battle

Artists should take on record labels, not streaming services

China’s credit and stock market party

Debt growth has fallen but is still rising at twice the rate of nominal GDP, writes George Magnus

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