Tensions rise between Greeks and refugees

Tempers boil over in Chios ‘buffer zone’ camp for asylum seekers

Carlyle weighs withdrawal from hedge funds

Assets at one of the remaining vehicles have shrunk by almost 90%

Central bankers to persist with brave new world

Policymakers at Jackson Hole indicate unconventional tools will endure

Singapore mobilises against Zika cluster

City-state confirms 41 cases in area around building site

Amazon nears music streaming service deals

Online retailer set to enter battle against Apple and Spotify

Caesars’ owners blamed for deal failure

Judge criticises Apollo Global and TPG over settlement proposal

Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam
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Marathon makes Brexit property gamble

Debt specialist seeks opportunities away from the UK

Wheat price hits decade low as crop swells

Growers face strain as price falls to lowest level since 2006

Bolivia’s Morales slams ‘attempted coup’

Murder of minister by miners is a big blow to leftwing president

N Korean defectors step up propaganda war

Activists accelerate campaign to float information into hermit kingdom

Tensions rise between Greeks and refugees

Tempers boil over in Chios ‘buffer zone’ camp for asylum seekers

Comment & Analysis

Central bankers fear low-growth rut threat

Without parallel action by lawmakers, economies could remain weak

Azerbaijan: Aiming to please

The need for western funds in order to complete big energy projects is forcing Baku to tackle corruption

America and the demon drink

Stanford University reacts to Brock Turner case by banning liquor, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Conversation starters: Comments from our readers

"Free money has several effects. First, it gets thrown away. Second, it won't be paid back. Third, it destroys any incentive for reform of an economically inefficient legal infrastructure. And there aren't any EMs that are not dependent on China. So bad investments plus a slowing China equals default. Welcome bankruptcy the EM way! Zero recovery."
William Gamble on As China nears exhaustion investors must look elsewhere

"Auditors are ultimately human. Many are quite young and may not have the experience to spot highly complex or sophisticated fraud. The move to machine learning and AI is interesting and could potentially remedy some of these issues insofar as this technology can digest more data far quicker than a any human. It is something the Big Four are looking at."
Charlie 1987 on Accountancy’s Big Four need more competition

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