Renminbi not ‘undervalued’, says IMF

Shift comes after a decade of criticising Beijing

Dublin government clears IAG’s Aer Lingus bid

Stake purchase still must pass the Dáil

Iraq launches operation to retake Ramadi

Move aimed at countering jibe that troops lack ‘will to fight’

Irish gay vote ‘defeat for humanity’, says cardinal

Highest-level reaction from Vatican to referendum

Greed spurred Libor trader, court told

Hayes ‘admitted’ rate manipulation, says prosecutor

‘Death bond’ CEO faces record £75m fine

Keydata’s 2009 collapse was one of UK’s biggest investment scandals

Deutsche fined for misstating derivatives

German group agrees to pay $55m to resolve SEC allegations

Regulators await Charter’s $90bn plan

Malone victory aims to create second-biggest US broadband and video group

Northern Ireland in welfare cuts crisis

Ill health of First Minister Peter Robinson adds to uncertainty

Amazon tax probe to go ahead, EU warns

Decision to report sales will have no bearing on inquiry

Athens and Berlin try to ease default fear

Varoufakis says he expects deadline to be met on IMF loan

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Bankers need to demonstrate that they know right from wrong

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