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Pre-tax profit falls a fifth amid higher bad loan provisions

Alliance Trust agrees truce with Elliott

Two directors to join board after deal with activist investor

Baltimore hit by worst riots since 1968

Clashes erupt after black man fatally injured in custody

BP profit slides 20% as oil prices plunge

Energy group remains on track to divest a further $10bn of assets

Tories vow to use fine to help jobless

Deutsche Bank levy will be used to fund apprenticeships

The numbers behind HSBC’s HQ review

How a domicile move would affect the bank’s tax payments

Grosvenor warns on property boom ‘complacency’

Duke of Westminster says prospect of correction ‘increasing’

Tsipras moves to rein in Varoufakis

Greek PM reshuffles negotiating team as creditors lose patience

Whitbread chief to step down next year

Andy Harrison to retire as profits leap to £488m

Premier League fairy tale for Bournemouth

Club saved from extinction set to make it to UK football’s top flight

Kier confirms Mouchel takeover

FTSE 250 building group announces £265m cash deal

Comment and Analysis

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What you need to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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"A central question now is are there similar creditors to Lehman's, investors that have effectively lent hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars to Greece when they don't know they have done so and will be shocked if a default leads to losses on their investments? Few Americans know what assets they really own by owning shares in mutual funds."
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"Where does HSBC think it will be able to relocate? Hong Kong? Isn't the concern about China the reason why it moved to the UK in the first place. Singapore? In the long term is that where it wants to be? New York where the regulators are even more difficult? It does not really have too many choices but to sit tight."
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