Fed survey sees growth return to US

Beige Book points to second-quarter expansion after slow winter

Tsipras defiant before creditor meeting

Greek PM promises to force his adversaries to ‘accede to reality’

Draghi says ‘get used to’ bond volatility

Bund yields highest in 8 months on ECB head’s comments

John Paulson gives $400m to Harvard

Donation is largest ever to Ivy League institution

Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon-Mobil, photographed during a visit to the FT this afternoon.
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Exxon at crossroads: do a deal or shrink

CEO faces strategic dilemma on group’s direction

Fresh fighting erupts around Donetsk

One of the bloodiest battles in Ukraine since fragile ceasefire

UBS chiefs ‘aware’ of Libor rigging

Kengeter at meeting where manipulation discussed, trial hears

Oil glut to drag on prices, BP chief warns

Bob Dudley says supply continues to outstrip demand

Chevron chief attacks European oil groups

John Watson critical of rivals’ backing for carbon pricing

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Women run just 2% of US fund assets

Females more likely to become doctors, lawyers or accountants

Vanguard adds China shares to key EM fund

Move by world’s largest fund provider comes ahead of MSCI decision

Comment & Analysis

As the recovery has gained pace, commodities have tumbled while stocks roar ahead
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Investment: Revaluing commodities

Asset managers have become disillusioned with indices tracking commodity futures but some experts insist the sector can recover

Guyana, Georgetown: City Center - Vendors And Pedestrians

Guyana tests waters of a ‘new era’

Poor nation has a new leader and the chance of oil

Warnings over oil debt are getting louder

Banks have been cutting exposure to the industry and conversations about borrowing will get tougher

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