Asia under pressure as China stocks fall

Japan and Singapore the only bourses managing gains

MBK Partners closes in on $6.4bn Tesco Korea deal

Offer worth about Won7.5tn

Cameron told to rewrite Brexit poll question

Current wording biased towards ‘Yes’ vote, says electoral watchdog

Oil bear bets on return to $25 a barrel

Hedge fund manager reckons market will remain oversupplied

China set to parade its ‘carrier-killer’

Hypersonic guided missile may reshape balance of power in Pacific

EM debt transformation lowers crisis risk

Share held in domestic currency rises from 50% to 75% in 15 years

US urges China to improve communication

Washington frustrated at way Beijing flags policy changes

Nick Robertson, CEO, ASOS. PHOTOGRAPH BY DANIEL JONES 2010 07815 853503 info@danieljonesphotography.co.uk www.danieljonesphotography.co.uk
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Asos founder set to step down

Online retailer struggled after string of profit warnings

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National Crime Agency hit by revenge hack

Lizard Squad takes down website for several hours after arrests last week

Banks face €61.5bn hit from rule change

UK pension group dubs IFRS 9 as ‘fundamentally flawed’

DDMWGN Kensington Kinema, Leonard Place, Kensington, London, 1928. Artist: Bedford Lemere and Company
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Picture palaces fall prey to developers

Landmark façades in high street being razed at an alarming rate

Comment & Analysis

China needs to learn how to talk to markets

Financial players punish governments for doing the right thing at the wrong time, says Mohamed El-Erian

Moral hazard and abundant seed capital

Selling equity to venture capitalists has become a lucrative business model, writes Murad Ahmed

Business Life. Doctor Gordon Sanghera, CEO of Oxford Nanopore.
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Oxford’s genes genie

British scientist behind pioneering DNA sequencer

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