LVMH bags ex-Apple executive

Ian Rogers’ appointment highlights links between digital and luxury

China data hurt stocks and commodities

Yen, gold and Treasuries gain as risk appetite wanes

UK output hit by sterling and China fears

Fall in PMI raises concerns for rebalancing of economy

PM agrees to change EU referendum question

Electoral Commission says current phrasing biased towards status quo

US clean energy suffers from lack of wind

Softest air currents in 40 years cut power sales to utilities

Whirlpool makes approach for Aga

Board says it will recommend earlier bid from Middleby

Investors wake up to EM currency risk

Violent sell-off abates but growth is missing in many countries

Japan offers Netflix its Asian debut

US streaming video service provider makes foray into region

China turns up heat on market players

Whereabouts of top hedge fund manager unclear as probe escalates

Clinton faces fresh email scrutiny

Release of messages includes 150 containing classified information

Palmer’s Mineralogy sues Citic for A$10bn

Australian tycoon intensifies legal battle with Chinese group

Comment & Analysis

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

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.
©Andrew Fox

Gordon Sanghera, Oxford genes genie

British scientist behind pioneering DNA sequencer

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