Cameron urged to speed up EU referendum

Business says delay leaves ‘in’ campaign open to political attack

TPP deal lifts hopes for US-EU trade pact

Negotiators set to accelerate TTIP talks after Pacific Rim success

Johnson warns Osborne over tax credits

London mayor wants to position himself as ‘One Nation’ Tory

PwC tops Deloitte to lead the ‘Big Four’

Acquisition of Booz & Co powers consulting revenue growth

Treasury auction sees US join 0% club

Latest to issue zero-yielding debt with $21bn sale of 3-month bills

A Bloomberg terminal.

Alphabet to back Symphony service

Google investment would mark a departure into serving Wall Street

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne hands business rates to councils

Local areas to get power to cut levy or add infrastructure premium

Japan central bank weighs easing options

Weak economic data may push Haruhiko Kuroda to act, say analysts

Bristol-Myers settles China bribery claim

SEC said US drugmaker made ‘improper payments’ to boost sales

Nato censures Russia’s Turkey air breach

Ankara’s allies alarmed by rise in tensions with Moscow

Asia stocks eye best win streak in months

Gains come as gloomy outlook fuels hopes of extended stimulus

Clinton sets sights on gun controls

Democratic candidate willing to bypass Congress with reforms

Comment & Analysis

Q&A: Tax avoidance rules

New standards to make it harder to shift profits offshore

Sweden immigration: Don’t look back

While the nation remains pro-immigrant, officials admit many refugees from Syria and Iraq struggle to fit in

Adblocking raises anxiety of ad industry

New filtering technologies figure to disrupt conventional marketing models

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"It seems alot of the deflationary pressures mentioned is very closely linked to falling commodity prices. Not to say that over-capacity is not an issue, but what's the magnitude between the two causes? The debt creation in the corporate sector looks scary. How much of that is loaded up in Chinese state/quasi state companies?"
By miller1 on Emerging Asia: The ill wind of deflation

"To me it feels a bit like escapism. It seems as if some people decided there is nothing else we could do to try to create a better, more sustainable life here on Earth so before it is too late we need to come up with an escape plan."
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