Renminbi ‘no longer undervalued’, says IMF

Shift comes after a decade of criticising Beijing

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

Wall St fall puts Asian winning streaks at risk

Japanese yen weakens to 8-year low against the dollar

Greed spurred Libor trader, court told

Hayes ‘admitted’ rate manipulation, says prosecutor

Irish government clears IAG’s Aer Lingus bid

Stake purchase still must pass the Dáil

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‘Death bond’ CEO faces record £75m fine

Keydata failure among biggest UK investment scandals

Deutsche fined for misstating derivatives

Bank agrees to pay $55m to resolve SEC allegations

Charter’s TWC bid is classic John Malone

‘Cable cowboy’ pulls off deal even rivals applaud

Northern Ireland in welfare cuts crisis

Ill health of first minister adds to uncertainty

Athens and Berlin try to ease default fear

Varoufakis says he expects IMF loan deadline to be met

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Bankers need to show they know right from wrong

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How pharma groups are faring after thwarted merger

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