Polls signal Labour wipeout in Scotland

Murphy, Brown and Darling all face eviction by resurgent SNP

Exxon chief says oil prices will stay low

Tillerson points to 12 per cent capital spending cut this year

Regulator holds HSBC’s ‘feet to the fire’

Scandal-hit bank pressed to simplify group and improve controls

Sellafield clean-up bill jumps 10% to £53bn

National Audit Office says cost overruns continue to dog project

Fridman given week to save gas deal

Energy secretary ‘willing to consider further representations’

Rangers shares suspended as adviser quits

Aim-quoted football club has one month to find a replacement

Brazil Senate President Renan Calheiros, leaving the Congress Building after the session, he is accused to being involved in process of corruption. Calheiros was absolved today during session of the Federal Senate. Brasilia, Brazil on September 12,2007. Photographer: Adriano Machado/Bloomberg News.

Petrobras scandal derails Brazil austerity

Fiscal measure blocked after attorney general probes 54 politicians

Fed feared Japan-scale crisis in 2009

Meeting transcripts reveal depth of concern about US recession

Farfetch fashion

Luxury website Farfetch valued at $1bn

Online retailer is latest London start-up to lure big US tech investor

Netanyahu sparks US partisan battle

Israeli leader undermines Democrat support for Iran bill

China seeks 10% rise in defence spending

Beijing aims to narrow ‘gap’ with potential enemies

Comment and Analysis

City avoids Brexit from trading in euros

ECB must stop trying to wrest financial activity away from London

BoJ stretches its inflation target

Being seen as evasive may do more harm to the central bank’s credibility than taking more time

Vanguard asset management

Vanguard’s Europe march tracks ECB’s QE

Passive investment provider expects rising demand for stocks

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