Fat-finger trade rattles Japan stocks

Extraordinary volumes in blue-chips such as Toyota and Nomura

Mercer strips Pimco funds of top rating

Consultant’s downgrade triggers review by UK pension fund client

IMF urges shake-up of top bankers’ pay

Fund says bonus packages should include debt as well as equity

Stocks and euro soft ahead of ECB

Traders wary as Hong Kong protests persist

Hong Kong protests mark National Day

Crowds flock to vicinity of government headquarters

Yen hits six-year low after Tankan data

Sentiment in Japan’s service sectors falls sharply

Snoop Dogg joins Reddit funding round

Online discussion forum raises $50m

Brazil polls show Rousseff lead widening

Rival Silva said to be suffering decline in support

Cameron pledges sweeping tax cuts

Personal allowance would rise to £12,500 and 40p threshold to £50,000

Chinese banks shun month-end deposits

Lenders scramble to comply with new rules to limit window-dressing

Elisabeth Murdoch to end Shine era

Production company bought by 21st Century Fox in merger process

Comment and Analysis

Daniel Ivascyn, managing director of Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO), is seen in this undated handout photo released to the media on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Ivascyn, who runs the $11.2 billion Pimco Income Fund, was the top performer over the past five years among 26 Pimco bond funds bigger than $1 billion, including Gross's flagship Total Return Fund, according to the BLOOMBERG RISKLESS RETURN RANKING. Source: PIMCO via Bloomberg EDITOR'S NOTE: NO SALES. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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PM will need all his skill to achieve aims on jobs and industry

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Little-loved 9 did not test well with focus groups, apparently

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