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Attempt to stop takeover by Chevron as battle over prized US shale assets intensifies

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Aircraft maker suspends guidance on future earnings amid uncertainty over troubled jet

HSBC and BlackRock chiefs lead embrace of kingdom despite continued crackdown on dissent

Granddaughter of company co-founder argues top executive bonuses should be halved

Elon Musk is speeding too fast as he seeks to dominate self-driving cars

When we face chronic stress, it cannot be fixed by yoga and mindfulness alone

Leading hedge fund firm will reduce reliance on following trends in financial markets

Chinese telecoms group barred from most sensitive parts of project on security concerns

Bankers hope artificial intelligence will boost efficiency of stock and bond sales

US president says Democrat-controlled committees are too partisan

First-quarter profits jump 8% as wealth management unit continues to grow

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Further escalation of tensions could knock 2 per cent off US GDP, research finds

Stephen Moore’s columns underscore gender equality issues facing the economic profession

CME orders executed in one-tenth of a second are on the rise as robots power trades

Oval Office meeting with Jack Dorsey came after company posted strong revenue growth

Opinion

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A new cultural divide is opening up over reviving the ‘national myth’ or dismantling it

Beijing to defend initiative as it welcomes 37 heads of state to summit this week

The core ideas that have sustained foreign policy for decades are under attack from rising nationalism

Markets News

Bankers hope artificial intelligence will boost efficiency of stock and bond sales

Mediterranean island nation has turned around economy since deep recession

Kingdom’s energy minister says market ‘well-supplied’ despite Iran sanctions

Technology

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

Understanding precisely how tech businesses use our data is crucial if we are to have a sensible debate on reforming them

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SoftBank-funded service targets expansion in Europe

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Carmaker beats arch-rival GM to secure partnership with automotive technology group

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