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Bonds also keep falling as Mauricio Macri struggles to contain economic malaise

Deutsche left seeking new plan for future as other bidders circle Commerzbank

President hopes plans will help him regain political initiative from ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters

CFTC probing whether company and its subsidiaries engaged in ‘corrupt practices’

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US president’s decision to revoke oil sanctions waivers could push Tehran to war

Democrats call penalty ‘slap on the wrist’ as analysts warn regulators could go further

Veteran politician has the longest political résumé of any of the 2020 hopefuls

Chief executive says Intel taking ‘more cautious view’ of 2019

Shareholder group calls for oil major to use its influence over nation’s new penal code

Activists glue themselves to stock exchange and others stand on roof of DLR trains

Oil group bucks trend by sticking with BoA and Citi in $55bn acquisition battle

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Castello Branco knows Brazil oil group needs to show autonomy to regain investor trust

$55bn offer exposes balance sheet risk as US oil companies battle for assets

US group’s report comes as Bolsonaro’s environmental policies face scrutiny in Brazil

Social media group says ‘range of loss’ in privacy inquiry could go as high as $5bn

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Some parts of new-generation network will be vulnerable to attack

Some believe the longtime friend of Donald Trump has been a poor steward of other people’s capital

Combination of tensions with the US and waning investor appetite cools sector

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Supply worries help push Brent above $75 a barrel for first time since October

‘Dash for trash’ hurts funds trying to attack what they see as overvalued companies

Technology

Online retailer beats estimates but sales grow at slowest pace in four years

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Chief executive says Intel taking ‘more cautious view’ of 2019

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