Foreigners pile in as China stocks stumble

More than $4bn flows into equity funds in the past week

RBS invites banks to pitch for sell-off

UK government ‘could launch share sale in fourth quarter’

Equinix to buy Telecity for £2.35bn

Latest in a string of deals among data centre operators

UK economy faces a confidence conundrum

Experts split over whether sentiment translates into spending

Labour leadership hopefuls woo business

Burnham and Cooper attempt to leave Miliband era behind

Google and GoPro in virtual reality deal

Tech groups team up to cut cost of technology

Used bags hold secrets of Japan’s economy

Fortunes of luxury thrift store point to shifts in consumer behaviour and a brightening mood

Poppies a hard habit to break in Mexico

Heroin crop offers high risks and few rewards for farmers

Goldman tried to lure Hayes, court told

Trader accused of rigging rates turned down £3m guarantee

Ex-House speaker charged on lying to FBI

Hastert indicted over $952,000 in hush money withdrawals

Middle management is banks’ ‘blind spot’

Some risk takers are not subject to same rules as bosses

Comment & Analysis

Blair returns to brave new conflict zone

Robert Shrimsley imagines his next mission: to improve the hopeless situation of the Labour party

City Insider

Boleat in City of London Brexit spat

EU vote, peers’ move, bankers’ oath and ‘planet Holloway’

Short working week that holds France back

The 35-hour law is not the only labour market rigidity but it should go

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"This talk of 10-week holidays but high productivity does make me think who has gotten it right. On the one hand it does make the French seem lazy and inefficient by getting so much time off but if they can still get the necessary work done but be able to enjoy life outside of work that much more, then perhaps they do have a better system set up."
By Porkchop on French utility EDF seeks to cut workers’ 10-week holiday quota



"Something tells me central bankers, like jugglers, are wont to keep the balls of both equities and bonds in the air and not let any of them fall. When one falls everything falls. So investors would do well to stay where they are and pray for the best. You hardly have a choice. There is no hiding place"
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