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Oil price slump to boost growth, says IMF

Fall represents a ‘shot in the arm’ for global economy

Trader in fraud inquiry disappears

Businessman walks out of police station after discussing investigation

Rouble rebounds after oil strengthens

Russian currency’s rise could be shortlived

PM offers ‘generous’ Ulster deal

Cameron’s offer to province intended to clinch political deal

Takeover volumes hit post-crisis highs

Global M&A volumes rise by almost half to top $3.3tn in 2014

Russia faces full-blown crisis, says Kudrin

Warning comes as central bank props up midsized lender

North Korea threatens attacks on US

Pyongyang warns of strikes in response to hack allegations

The fat lady sings for Earls Court

Demolition work starts on classic 1930s’ venue

Britons shift spending towards luxuries

Low inflation and grocery price war enable splurge

BP seeks lower penalty for 2010 oil spill

Group says disaster payout should reflect crude price fall

Industry attacks graduate visas proposal

Tories consider pledge to make students leave after courses end

Comment and Analysis

For a study in oratory, watch the Queen

In her December 25 broadcast, the monarch shows how it is done

Winning White House race will cost $1bn

A crowded field is already jostling to replace Obama in 2016

Caught on wrong side of the ‘vol’ trade

Volatility is huge risk for those betting on market stability

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