EU ire at Greece boils over

Finance ministers accuse Athens of backtracking on commitments

Trader at centre of offshore accounts web

US claim that Sarao sought to shelter millions from tax

Wynn-Wynn is Wynn-lose for casino couple

Bitter board battle with a personal edge plays out in public

Deutsche Bank to cut investment arm

German lender will also overhaul governance

Stark reality behind CIA drone operations

Deaths of hostages create crisis for US programme

Grozny warlord reminds Moscow who’s boss

There are signs that Ramzan Kadyrov has become a threat to Russia

Comcast foes hail open internet victory

TWC deal failure seen as sign of broadband users’ growing clout

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Screengrabs of three Facebook pages which offer advice and prices of transportation for migrants seeking to make the dangerous crossing to Europe

Human traffickers advertise on Facebook

Smugglers promise reliable and comfortable journey

Bond liquidity fears hit asset managers

State Street says cash is being hoarded because of stress tests

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Blue Bottle and Tartine look to scale

Coffee groups favoured by San Francisco techies merge to go global

Lowered expectations reward US earnings

Strong dollar hits revenues harder

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Władysław Bartoszewski, Polish survivor of Auschwitz, 1922-2015

Hero of the resistance protected Jews during the Holocaust and later rebuilt relations with Germany

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Records leave markets stuck in time warp

Highs reinforce the lesson that valuation is a poor guide to short-term moves

The heavy hand of US market intervention

Washington is under legal attack accused of free market distortion

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"A central question now is are there similar creditors to Lehman's, investors that have effectively lent hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars to Greece when they don't know they have done so and will be shocked if a default leads to losses on their investments? Few Americans know what assets they really own by owning shares in mutual funds."
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"Where does HSBC think it will be able to relocate? Hong Kong? Isn't the concern about China the reason why it moved to the UK in the first place. Singapore? In the long term is that where it wants to be? New York where the regulators are even more difficult? It does not really have too many choices but to sit tight."
By Disputator on HSBC reviews future of UK headquarters


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