US and 11 nations seal Pacific trade deal

TPP is largest pact in two decades and a big win for Obama and Abe

BP finalises $20.8bn Gulf settlement

Group resolves civil claims with US federal and state authorities

Glasenberg steps up Glencore defence

Chief blames hedge funds for pushing down commodity prices

Nato censures Russia’s Turkey air breach

Ankara’s allies alarmed by rise in tensions with Moscow

Wall Street follows European stock rally

Dollar inches higher while gold retreats

Jack Dorsey back as Twitter CEO

Challenge to repair Wall St relations while also running Square

Social media sector ‘undermining’ police

Counterterror chief says non-co-operation jeopardises inquiries

chart: Lloyds share price

Lloyds shares offered to retail investors

Analysts question value to taxpayer over ‘drip-feed’ programme

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne hands business rates to councils

Local areas to get power to cut levy or add infrastructure premium

Spain faces Brussels rebuke over budget

Commission to warn over deficit targets and call for more cuts

Italy pushes for eurozone jobless scheme

Finance minister says proposal a big step towards risk-sharing

High Court in London to rule on legality of Uber app

Transport authority asks judge to decide if app is a taximeter

Comment & Analysis

Adblocking raises anxiety of ad industry

New filtering technologies figure to disrupt conventional marketing models

ECJ should know the truth about Prism

Intelligence programme does not give the US ‘unrestricted access’ to data, says Robert Litt

Big buzz for small-screen games in Japan

Past arcade gaming prowess will help hook smartphone owners

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"It seems alot of the deflationary pressures mentioned is very closely linked to falling commodity prices. Not to say that over-capacity is not an issue, but what's the magnitude between the two causes? The debt creation in the corporate sector looks scary. How much of that is loaded up in Chinese state/quasi state companies?"
By miller1 on Emerging Asia: The ill wind of deflation

"To me it feels a bit like escapism. It seems as if some people decided there is nothing else we could do to try to create a better, more sustainable life here on Earth so before it is too late we need to come up with an escape plan."
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