Scottish Independence

US jets strike Isis to help Iraqi military

First attacks in direct support of Baghdad’s troops

Calpers pulls out of ‘costly’ hedge funds

Largest US public pension fund turns back on sector it says is too complex

China to impose ban on low-grade coal

Fresh blow to global miners as Beijing moves to fight pollution

Traders wary ahead of Fed policy update

European stocks and US futures lose ground

Hermès takes the long view in China

Luxury brand believes it can weather government’s austerity drive

French government faces confidence vote

Administration needs all its 289 lawmakers in lower house to vote in favour

Former Amaranth star fined over gas trades

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

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British Virgin Islands under pressure

Money laundering crackdown prompts switch from BVI incorporations

Triple shock for world economies

OECD downbeat on global economic outlook

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

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Tech index’s comeback on stronger foundations than 2000 record

‘War’ and ‘peace’ factions split Ukraine

Poroshenko and Yatseniuk divided as election looms

Glasenberg ponders Glencore’s next move

Group gains from earnings diversity and lack of iron ore exposure

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