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Indictment cites emails from trader facing charges over flash crash

US to hit China hackers before Xi’s visit

Retaliation against cyber espionage complicates president’s trip

Chinese group buys Avolon in $2.5bn deal

Bohai winner in bidding war for aircraft leasing company

High street shivers in overcast August

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Draghi hands markets a gift

ECB stands ready to bolster €60bn per month QE programme

Rosneft sells 15% stake in Vankor to India's ONGC

Russian oil company is also working to develop a cluster of nearby fields

US trade contraction adds to global fears

America’s growth has limitations as international economic engine

New Democracy closes the gap on Syriza

Mass defections from party damage Tsipras popularity

Asia powers Dyson to record profit

Rising sales of bladeless fans and heaters help lift revenues 10%

Asia sell-off tees up 7-week losing streak

Region’s stocks reverse early gains ahead of US jobs report

Porsche backs Pötsch to take the helm at VW

CFO set for chair after resignation of patriarch Ferdinand Piëch

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