Pimco’s Total Return ETF probed by SEC

Asset manager under investigation over securities valuations

RBS sale draws political fire

Labour accuses chancellor of ‘losing’ £1bn of taxpayer money

Alibaba names ex-Goldman banker president

Evans tasked with overseeing international expansion

Greek banks fall a further 30%

Sector makes heavy losses as pace of wider selling eases

Hayes conviction a big victory for SFO

Agency risked reputation in pursuing Libor case against trader

Reforms cut stamp duty bill for thousands

But some paid average of £28,000 more tax under new regime

$675m held by Malaysia PM ‘from donor’

Commission says payments were not related to 1MDB investment fund

Glencore halts South Africa coal mine in state contract row

Optimum pit in bankruptcy proceedings over dispute with Eskom

Young people more demanding over salaries

Bargaining power starts to return as unemployment falls

Tube workers to strike over night service

Walkout set to start on Wednesday evening

Peugeot press conference Paris 29/07/09 copyright : magali corouge / Documentography Mister Philippe Varin, new chief executive Peugeot PSA Citroyen.

Areva chairman sees end to EDF rivalry

Philippe Varin predicts co-operation between nuclear companies after years of strained relations

Comment & Analysis

A dystopian welfare state funded by clicks

What was a publicly funded safety net will become private but free services, writes Evgeny Morozov

Volatile yen threat as Abe support wanes

Currency could strengthen if trading pattern goes into reverse

The museum of New Russia’s ambitions

State media has toned down the anti-Ukraine rhetoric but its message lives on, says Courtney Weaver

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