Cameron waters down EU employment demands

Move to maintain cross-party coalition for in vote

Oil surges 25% in three trading sessions

US data and hint of change of thinking inside Opec provide boost

Whirlpool makes approach for Aga

Board says it will recommend earlier bid from Middleby

Ukip launches campaign group to leave EU

Team is third to compete for official designation of ‘No’ camp leader

China urges companies to shore up market

Regulators call for dividends, buybacks and M&A to help stop rot

Clinton faces fresh email scrutiny

Release of messages includes 150 containing classified information

China turns up heat on market players

Whereabouts of top hedge fund manager unclear as probe escalates

East-west tensions break out over sharing migrants

Merkel warns passport-free zone being put at risk

South Korea exports plunge 14.7%

Biggest fall in 6 years as China slowdown hits country’s economy

Palmer’s Mineralogy sues Citic for A$10bn

Australian tycoon intensifies legal battle with Chinese group

KPMG to open own Mayfair members club

But only clients or partners can get past select location’s door

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RBS role to test Davies’s skills

Considerable challenges await the executive who has navigated many paths

AfDB head warns of global risks to Africa

Exporters need to negotiate better deals with China

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