Russia plans first bond since sanctions

Finance ministry has approached 25 western investment banks

Trump and Cruz alarm corporate America

Two candidates seen as intolerable by Republican-leaning business people

Russian group accused of online ad fraud

Academ Media denies allegations of faking ad views

Private equity pressed to buy own stock

Executives frustrated as market fall could offer rich pickings

US steps up pressure against N Korea

Seoul and Washington accelerate Beijing-opposed missile shield plan

Norway fund urges US banks to split top job

Institutions warned over contentious combining of roles

China FX reserves lowest since 2012

Monthly drop of $99.5bn as Beijing sells dollars to support Rmb

A collection of bitcoins stand in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. The International Monetary Fund extolled the potential benefits of virtual currencies and said they warrant a more nuanced regulatory approach, at a time when the future of bitcoin, the most well-known example, is in doubt's. Bitcoin traded at about $379 on Jan. 20, about a third of its peak in 2013. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg

Ukip MP says Brexit camp must add appeal

War of attrition between rivals vying for designation as official ‘Out’ group

Five UK fund houses explore blockchain

Asset managers test if bitcoin technology can cut trading costs

Europe feels pain from olive oil crisis

Consumers face higher prices while Tunisia becomes top exporter

Rolls-Royce dividend in focus

Analysts expect 30% slash in payout, the first in 24 years

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US military: robot wars

More money must go to technology to confront China and Russia, say some people in the Pentagon

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The art of living car-lessly in the city

Non car-owning is almost becoming a status symbol, different from greener-than-thou one-downmanship

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