Turkey allows Kurds to relieve Kobani

Shift in policy as US drops weapons to city’s defenders

US trade agenda awaits midterm elections

Republican gains could help Obama secure ‘fast-track’ authority

ExIm warns US of export risk from China

New Beijing development banks could crowd out threatened agency

Political landscape shifts in US south

Social issues and race politics are changing allegiances

Boston Fed chief urges end of QE

Blow to calls for delay in ending bond purchases

Pentagon forms Ebola rapid response team

Obama administration seeks to deflect criticism over its reaction

Weak currency fails to benefit eurozone

Depreciation will only fuel inflation slowly, analysts warn

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Jimmy Carter flashback – US midterms malaise

Leaders do not lead. Institutions repeatedly fail and no one seems to be held accountable

US craft beers hit the spot in Britain

American exports to the UK have increased tenfold in past decade

Outlook: China growth to slow in third quarter

Data releases also out on US inflation, eurozone and the UK

Mylan faces pressure over US executions

Generic drugmaker’s product set to be used for lethal injections

Big data flexes its lobbying muscles

Silicon Valley’s loss of political innocence highlights reform need

Cajun Prince and his secret political weapon

Ex-con Edwin Edwards targets Louisiana for Democrats in midterm poll

Lawyers sit on their cash this election

Democrats are starved of funds from key donor group

Dollar hit by taper delay speculation

Rate expectations at Fed and BoE thrown into doubt

Yellen bemoans rising US inequality

Boston speech highlights Fed chair’s liberal sympathies

Ebola is turning US politics upside down

The man blamed for every ill is also expected to defeat the virus

Google passes Goldman in US donations

Tech giant spends more money on political campaigns than bank in run up to midterms

St Louis Fed chief calls for taper delay

Unemployment figures point to strong labour market momentum

Romney hint reveals Republican weakness

Party’s internal tensions threaten to open way for Clinton