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Fed chairman reiterates need for gradually raising interest rates in speech to Congress

National intelligence director reiterates accusations of Kremlin election interference

Fall comes after video streaming service missed its own estimates of user growth

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Annual event hit as German and Spanish staff down tools and US site is hit by outages

Surging use of mobile payment apps WeChat and Alipay has transformed daily life

Martin Wolf on how the crisis marked the end of a consensus for liberalisation

Supervisor must grapple with Brexit fallout and legacy of financial crisis

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Smart speaker maker’s offering comes after investors were burnt following other sector debuts

Labour and tax rules hurt growth despite prudent macroeconomic policy

Andy Byford has one of the least enviable jobs in public transport

Hanoi’s new cyber security move attacked as crackdown on free expression

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Brian Moynihan praises the US lender’s pool of consumer current accounts

Media group’s shares tumble as Pai orders review of proposed divestitures

Khosrowshahi promises effort to build employee trust after new federal probe revealed

Lenders apply brakes as their concerns grow about overheating

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Anti-Semitism claims have left the community polarised and wounded

The Austrian banker held on to his job through a series of crises

Some people think Elon's "pedo guy" tweet was an attempt to draw attention away from his GOP donations.

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Dollar holds gains as Fed chair reiterates commitment to gradual rate rises

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Governor raises prospect of divergence on financial services regulation after Brexit

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Cashless millennials, robot artists, electric skateboards

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Annual event hit as German and Spanish staff down tools and US site is hit by outages

Hanoi’s new cyber security move attacked as crackdown on free expression

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