StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Worst profits slide in more than 12 years as Asia rivals race ahead

NY Fed rounds on Deutsche Bank

Lender criticised over ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

Airlines halt Israel flights after attack

Cancellations come amid sensitivity after MH17 was shot down

Asia-Pacific stocks reach six-year highs

Investors keep geopolitical concerns on the back burner

Ackman ‘death blow’ enlivens Herbalife

Stock shoots up as investors brush off probe results

Microsoft chief vows to sharpen focus

Nadella narrows efforts in mobile phones, Xbox and Bing

US warned of more company tax relocations

Senators attack ‘fast-buck artists’ encouraging deals

Glasgow is set for political games

Scottish nationalists poised for emotional boost

Queen’s horse fails doping test

Estimate found positive for morphine after Gold Cup

Jailed tycoon allowed check-out to sell hotels

Sahara head Roy in talks on trophy properties

Credit Suisse faces calls for radical cuts

Doubts surface over whether shake-up is enough

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Five key tasks for Indonesia’s Joko Widodo

Rupiah reaches 2-month high after Jakarta governor elected president

Israel, Hamas and the rockets

The level of civilian deaths in Gaza is unacceptable

Casualties of China’s one-child policy

Birth quotas prompted as many as 100,000 international adoptions, writes Patti Waldmeir

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