Argentina offers $6.5bn to debt holdouts

Buenos Aires aims to end US ‘sovereign debt trial of the century’

US jobs report triggers rally for dollar

Wall St slide caps poor start to February

Libya warns shipowners over oil deals

‘Unauthorised’ attempts by rival factions to export crude

Bond yields send recession signal

Universe of negative yielding debt grows beyond $5tn as central banks indicate further easing

HSBC pays $470m to settle mortgage claims

US authorities say bank broke rules before seizing homes

Ban blames Russia for collapse of Syria talks

Intensified fighting undermined negotiations, says UN head

Lending to emerging markets comes to halt

BIS fears ‘vicious’ circle’ of deleveraging and turmoil

The five biggest advertisers in the Super Bowl for the past 10 years. Anheuser-Busch InBev tops the list

CBS makes the play for Super Bowl record

Advertisers go digital to promote products well before record viewers tune in Sunday

Rare 1957 Ferrari sold for over €32m

Two bidders race over Le Mans 400bhp veteran

Julius Baer pair helped US tax dodgers

Swiss bank admits conspiring to hide up to $4.7bn assets from IRS

Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax

Plan sparks backlash but may influence change in energy policy

Comment & Analysis

Fink’s new breed of shareholder activism

Head of BlackRock backs ‘focus on long-term value creation’

Joe Cummings illustration

Ren Jianxin: merger master

ChemChina’s founder can win over foreign investors and Beijing, write Tom Mitchell and Ralph Atkins

Super Bowl haunted by ghosts at the game

The NFL and its audience seem in denial about the impact of head injuries on the future of the game

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