GE to sell $30bn chunk of finance unit

Wells Fargo in frame as move aims to help cut regulatory burden

Oil prices rally on Mideast tensions

Brent crude settles at $52.65 as US House votes to end export ban

Dell edges nearer to EMC deal

Cash and stock offer would value storage group at over $50bn

Gross suit throws up battle of bonus pool

Central question of complaint asks how much is a star bond investor worth

Red faces as banker revs up Ferrari IPO

Carmaker forced to correct UBS CEO for comments about its listing

Banks give up US expats’ data to the IRS

US rules follow the public outcry over Swiss tax evasion scandals

Apple pulls mobile app adblocker

Move to withdraw Been Choice from app store

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Gloomy global outlook stalks ministers

‘New recipe’ needed to stimulate growth, says Lagarde

US equity dividend growth under pressure

Cash payouts threatened by lacklustre earnings

US scraps move to form Syrian rebel force

Switch to arming local groups fuels risk of proxy war with Russia

Hedge fund tests Peru on landowner debt

Creditors say they were short-changed by repayment plan

Comment & Analysis


Fed rate mystery keeps dollar fears alive

A stronger greenback has the potential to batter EMs

Chart: On a roll (US Barclays Aggregate bond vields v Fed Funds target rate)

Central bank policy divergence to widen

As Fed prepares for lift-off the ECB may yet extend QE

Jack is back at Twitter and Martin Wolf uncut

FT writers discuss the week’s events and a vox pop of FT readers at Alphaville’s Pub Quiz

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