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    1. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2016

      The long walk

      A bomb disposal expert wearing protective gear walks past emergency services personnel outside a police station in the...

    2. July 21, 2016

      Renminbi drops to sixth in international payment ranking

      The renminbi slipped in the global league tables for cross-border payments in the first half of 2016, as concern over...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      UK gilt auction clocks record low yield

      The UK has just sold a slug of 20-year debt at a record low yield. The £1.5bn dose of debt was sold at an average yield...

    2. July 20, 2016

      US allies to be given access to electronic data

      American companies will be compelled to hand over electronic data to foreign spies under new US legislation designed to...

    3. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Pokémon Gone? Nintendo shares fall as much as 10%

      Nintendo watch. No, wait, not Nintendo Game & Watch. Nintendo share price watch. They’re down, and quite sharply. Yes,...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      July 19, 2016

      Sunset liason

      U.S. Vice President Joe Biden talks with Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop as they stand on a boat at...

    5. July 19, 2016

      Bad weather drives Wilmar International losses

      Tough times in the agribusiness sector continue, with Wilmar International, the leading palm oil trader, warning that...

    6. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Hardware, software failure behind SGX disruption

      The longest disruption to trading in the history of Singapore’s stock exchange was caused by a combined hardware and...

    7. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Nintendo shares double as Pokémon Go frenzy continues

      Much like a Pokémon goes through its own ‘evolution‘, so, too, has Nintendo’s share price, which has more than doubled...

    8. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Japanese markets defy regional sell-off

      Most Asian stock markets were weaker on Tuesday morning, with Japanese shares managing to avoid the sell-off as...

    9. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Rio Tinto iron ore production soft in Q2

      Rio Tinto will have to lift its game in the final six months of the year if it is to hit its annual iron ore production...

    10. July 17, 2016

      Cabinet aims to have trade deals in place before Brexit

      Theresa May’s new government in setting in motion a number of informal trade talks with countries including Australia...

    11. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Bund yields rise above 0% for first time since Brexit vote

      German Bund yields have scrambled back above zero for the first time since the Brexit referendum. The 10-year German...

    12. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Pokémon Go nets Nintendo shares a monster week

      Love it or loathe it, one of the big corporate stories this week has been the viral popularity of Pokémon Go mobile...

    13. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Pound, Japan stocks, yen, eye monster weekly moves

      Maybe you’ve been too caught up in Pokémon Go fever to notice, but it has been a BIG week for Japanese stocks, the yen...

    14. July 13, 2016

      Wall Street rally runs out of steam

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. Wall Street’s record-setting post-Brexit vote rally ran out of steam as energy stocks were...

    15. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Toyota eyes Australia as next fuel cell vehicle frontier

      Fuel cell vehicles are revving up Down Under – but the scale of a project launched by Toyota lays bare the challenges...

    16. July 12, 2016

      Voter disillusion stalks prosperous Australia

      Australians have lived recession-free for a quarter of a century, enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the...

    17. July 11, 2016

      S&P 500 hits record in wake of jobs data

      Monday 21:00 BST. US stocks climbed to record highs as the positive afterglow from Friday’s robust non-farm payrolls...

    18. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Japanese shares lead as US jobs data boosts markets

      Japanese equities are heading for their best one-day gain in more than two months amid a broad stock market rally in...

    19. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Nintendo shares surge by daily limit on Pokémon Go fever

      It prompted one man to momentarily ignore that his wife was about to birth, it’s being used by armed robbers to lure...

    20. July 10, 2016

      Turnbull declares Liberal-National victory in Australia election

      Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, declared victory for the Liberal-National coalition on Sunday, eight days...

    21. July 8, 2016

      Greyhound racing in Australia goes to the dogs

      Australia’s most populous state has banned greyhound racing over what the New South Wales government called “systematic...

    22. Larry Summers blog

      July 8, 2016

      Negative interest rates: a remarkable financial moment

      The interest rates on 10 and 30-year US Treasury bonds on Wednesday reached all-time lows of 1.32 per cent and 2.10 per...

    23. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Nintendo shares jump as Pokémon app tops charts

      As if zapped by an electric attack from a Pikachu, Nintendo shares have jumped sharply this morning after smartphone...

    24. July 7, 2016

      John Howard defends taking Australia into Iraq war

      John Howard, Australia’s former prime minister, has defended his decision to join the US and UK in committing to war...

    25. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      S&P downgrades Australia's AAA outlook to negative

      The Australian dollar has slid and shares have pared gains after Standard & Poor’s downgraded its outlook on...

    26. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Brexit still a dampener

      Declines for the British pound and UK blue chips underscored the still nervous mood in markets post-Brexit, and are...

    27. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      German 10-year Bund yield hits -0.19%

      N-n-n-n-nineteen. This is all good fun until it’s not. Nervousness from Tuesday’s session has proven hard to shake,...

    28. July 6, 2016

      Sterling hits 31-year low amid resurgent Brexit jitters

      The pound plumbed new depths against the dollar and investors rushed for the perceived havens of gold and government...

    29. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Asian stocks tank as pound, bond yields tumble

      Asian stock markets were sinking on Wednesday as renewed concerns about the fallout from Brexit pushed the British...

    30. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Australian, Japanese bond yields hit record lows

      Surprise, surprise, but yields on the government bonds of both Australia and Japan have hit record lows this morning....

    31. July 5, 2016

      US Treasury yields slide to record lows

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. A renewed bout of nerves regarding the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU pushed sterling to a...

    32. July 4, 2016

      Australian firebrand Pauline Hanson marks political return with anti-Muslim speech

      Pauline Hanson, founder of the far-right One Nation party, has marked her imminent return to elected office in...

    33. July 4, 2016

      Rio Tinto sells coal mine for less than a cup of coffee

      Rio Tinto is selling its interest in an Australian coal mine for A$1 (US$0.75) — the latest transaction in the troubled...

    34. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Stock markets continue post-Brexit recovery

      Stock markets are extending their post-Brexit recovery as the pound steadies and government bond yields hold near...

    35. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Asian stocks continue post-Brexit rally

      Stock markets around Asia advanced on Monday morning, continuing last week’s solid post-Brexit rebound. That comes...

    36. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Aussie building approvals fell sharply in May

      Building approvals fell more sharply than expected in Australia in May despite low interest rates – a symptom of...

    37. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Aussie inflation gathered pace in June

      Consumer prices in Australia ramped up last month according to a closely-watched inflation survey, although this was...

    38. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      What Australia's election deadlock means for markets, RBA

      No worries, mate. Australia has joined a growing list of closely-contested political decisions, after results from its...

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