US and 11 countries strike trade deal

TPP is largest pact in two decades and a big win for Obama and Abe

BP finalises $20.8bn Deepwater settlement

Group resolves civil claims with US federal and state authorities

Glasenberg steps up Glencore defence

Chief blames hedge funds for pushing down commodity prices

Jack Dorsey back as Twitter CEO

Challenge to repair Wall St relations while also running Square

Wall Street follows European stock rally

Dollar inches higher while gold retreats

Nato denounces Russia’s Turkey air breach

Ankara’s allies alarmed by rise in tensions with Russia

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne hands business rates to councils

Local areas to get power to cut levy or add infrastructure premium

chart: Lloyds share price

Lloyds shares offered to retail investors

Analysts question value to taxpayer over ‘drip-feed’ programme

Nestlé in talks on ice-cream joint venture

Swiss group looks to merge operations with British manufacturer

High Court in London to rule on legality of Uber app

Transport authority asks judge to decide if app is a taximeter

Corporate tax avoiders face OECD crackdown

More than 60 countries to overhaul rules on taxing profits

Activist Nelson Peltz takes stake in GE

The $2.5bn holding will enable investor to seek better returns

Comment & Analysis

Adblocking raises anxiety of ad industry

New filtering technologies figure to disrupt conventional marketing models

ECJ should know the truth about Prism

Intelligence programme does not give the US ‘unrestricted access’ to data, says Robert Litt

Big buzz for small-screen games in Japan

Past arcade gaming prowess will help hook smartphone owners

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"It seems alot of the deflationary pressures mentioned is very closely linked to falling commodity prices. Not to say that over-capacity is not an issue, but what's the magnitude between the two causes? The debt creation in the corporate sector looks scary. How much of that is loaded up in Chinese state/quasi state companies?"
By miller1 on Emerging Asia: The ill wind of deflation

"To me it feels a bit like escapism. It seems as if some people decided there is nothing else we could do to try to create a better, more sustainable life here on Earth so before it is too late we need to come up with an escape plan."
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