Surging yen drags Asia bourses lower

Nikkei and Topix both fall more than 3% after BoJ inaction

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UK supermarket stalwart faces discount retailers’ competition

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Week in Review, April 30

Apple, carmakers, hedge funds, Deutsche Bank, Boeing and Airbus

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Games makers defy predictions of doom

Analysts forecast a ‘golden era’ for console makers and the publishers who develop games for them

Stocks fall after BoJ keeps status quo

‘Risk off’ mood boosts gold while bonds are mixed

US and European stocks edge up with oil

Caution ahead of earnings rush and central bank meetings

Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

US bull market to set new benchmark

S&P 500 to surpass postwar boom for length of sustained rally

Africa: Between hope and despair

Optimism surrounding the continent has evaporated with the collapse in commodity prices

Cameron emerges as the week’s winner

Westminster consensus is that Remain is on top after US president enters fray

Daimler results overshadowed by probe

German carmaker predicts increase in earnings after slow start

City hiring halts as Brexit poll looms

Companies delay decisions until after June 23 vote

US stocks sluggish while oil prices rise

S&P 500 extends rally off February low

Regulated utilities enjoy winning streak

Groups have outperformed peers over the past few years

European share buybacks wait on QE boost

A key driver of stock repurchasing is earnings strength

FCA provides few answers with HFT study

UK markets regulators offer few conclusions on high-speed trading

Corporate Diary

Investors more confident about ability to withstand big changes

Week in Review, April 16

Facebook, Premier Foods, UK IPO shake-up, Nomura, and Yahoo

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