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Central bank projections point to further increase in 2019 and 2020

White House draws up hit list of tariffs, investment curbs and tougher visa rules

Rival Reckitt Benckiser falls back in the bidding for Advil maker


Wave of consolidation in US and activity in UK, China, Germany and Japan drive market

Analysis Technology

A guide to managing apps on the social network, deactivating or deleting your account

Brussels wants 3% levy on revenues but support from all member states is not assured

President of agricultural supply chain division says making money through grain sales is ‘over’

Officials end a decade of silence on covert operation to warn Iran

Historic lack of road freight and higher material costs hit Cheerios maker

About 100,000 entrepreneurs due to retire in next 2 years yet to find successors

Shares drop after finance chief gives cautious guidance for division’s revenues

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US magazine publisher looks to sale after January’s $2.8bn purchase of media group

Year-long surge puts about $350bn on retailer’s stock market value

G20 finance chiefs at annual meeting call for further dialogue and action

Deal with US bricks-and-mortar banks promises collaborative interaction in sector


The west’s largest taboo is creeping back from the fringes, most remarkably in the US and UK

Video EU tech regulation

New 3% tax estimated to generate around €5bn annually


General-turned-president has stabilised country but critics warn of growing oppression and the rising role of the military

Personal information is the life blood of galleries and auction houses

As populist leaders test the limits of their power, the warnings from historians and political scientists are growing louder

Markets News

Dollar extends early decline while gold rallies to 2-week high

From 2020 shipowners will have to burn low-sulphur fuels or fit devices to cut pollution

China’s unease about P2P credit groups derails expected multibillion-dollar offer


Social network founder accuses Cambridge Analytica of a ‘breach of trust’


Shareholdings under review and class action lawsuits lined up

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