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Analysts expect bullish statement amid hints of four rate rises in 2018

Number of people voting in presidential poll sharply higher than 6 years ago

Macron and Merkel seek to overcome stalemate in negotiations to reach deal by June

Foreign secretary also backs law to target corruptly obtained wealth entering UK

Short-dated bills reach highs not seen since 2008 when central bank cut rates aggressively

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DoJ’s challenge to Time Warner deal will set the stage for future media consolidation

Tsipras seen using corruption claims to broaden campaign against former politicians

Erdogan claims city centre now under control of Free Syrian Army

Scientific panel member resigns as board members distance themselves from scandal-hit company

Trusted crisis manager to handle deteriorating Sino-US relationship

US attorney-general acts before retirement of official attacked by Donald Trump

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Founder Daniel Ek says unconventional flotation is not about ‘pomp or circumstance’

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Donald Trump says yes (but he also said he made it up)

Financial Stability Board would see significant change of gear under Randal Quarles

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Pundit might be short on fiscal training, but can spread free-market message



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Challenging climate for former employees who quit or were forced out

The former Nigerian central banker on not feeling guilty about inheriting privilege

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Jay Powell will hold his first press conference as chair of the US central bank

Bond investors dump sector squeezed by online competition and rising costs

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Challenge for investors and Fed officials is whether low unemployment spurs inflation


The cyber security chief broke away from Intel to invigorate M&A

Highly anticipated game to launch on Switch console as Japan deregulates laws

Firm with links to Trump election under pressure after Facebook ban over data harvesting

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