Scottish Independence

Calpers pulls out of ‘costly’ hedge funds

Blow to sector as $300bn pension fund questions their complexity

Conoco puts North Sea stake on the block

Auction comes amid debate over Scotland’s rights to oil revenues

Google pressed to reveal search formula

Berlin calls for more transparency on rankings algorithms

China to impose ban on low-grade coal

Global miners face limits on ash and sulphur as country seeks to fight pollution

Authors lobby Amazon board on pricing row

US customers hindered in buying books from Hachette

Violence puts pressure on Ukraine truce

Rebels deny Kiev forces’ claim that they are only fending off attacks

Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

Large bets by trader once paid $100m helped bring down hedge fund

Triple shock for world economies

OECD downbeat on global economic outlook

Driverless car ambitions spur $11.7bn deal

Germany’s ZF to buy TRW to create second-largest parts maker

US campaign teams fight for small donors

Democrats and Republicans diverge in pursuit of online funding

‘Ratings shopping’ stages a return in the US

Sales of risky subprime car loans rise to pre-crisis levels

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Nasdaq eyes return to dotcom bubble level

Tech index’s comeback on stronger foundations than 2000 record

‘War’ and ‘peace’ factions split Ukraine

Poroshenko and Yatseniuk divided as election looms

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