Smith pledges wealth tax in Labour pitch

Leadership challenger seeks to prise voters from Corbyn

Deutsche begins DoJ talks over mortgage probe

Revenues drop 20 per cent against ‘challenging’ backdrop

Bill Clinton makes personal appeal to DNC

Former US president urges voters to elect his ‘change maker’ wife

Apple shines as investors look long term

R&D spike suggests bout of futurology from the iPhone-maker is more than just talk

Normandy town adjusts to arrival of terror

Attacks no longer confined to big cities or tourist centres

Saudi royal oil group at heart of 1MDB case

US claims $1bn of Malaysian funds for PetroSaudi venture siphoned

Three scenarios for the City after Brexit

How London copes will depend on Theresa May’s negotiations success

Twitter hits boulders on road to recovery

Messaging platform struggles in fast-changing social media market

Arm grows ahead of SoftBank takeover

Shipments of chips containing its technology rose 9%

Retired ‘will be repaying mortgages’

A third of over-45s will have a home loan at 65, study finds

Chinese default heightens creditor anger

Fate of state-owned zombie could set precedent for debt disputes

Comment & Analysis

FTSE directors buy the Brexit dip

Directors’ share dealing hits a 10-year high as bargain hunt sweeps UK boardrooms

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Why Italy’s bad loans are such a headache

Solving Italy’s bad loans will require more than fresh capital injections

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Why content is not always king

Mixed fortunes of digital education suggest hits are elusive

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