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French leader appeals to US to remain in Iranian nuclear deal and resist ‘fake news’

Arizona is latest to register shift against Donald Trump and his party

Regulator says mainstream lenders are better than loan sharks for struggling families

Staff at Huarong subsidiaries have passports seized in sign of Beijing’s extraterritorial reach

The ‘in-out’ fight is the principal antagonism in negotiations with the EU

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Offer valuing the pay-TV group at £22bn brings prospect of bidding war

Beijing withholds key approval of transaction as Trump pumps up rhetoric

Shared office space provider sells $702m of seven-year notes at 7.875 per cent yield

Clampdown on sites such as Facebook prompts shift to Chinese alternatives

Automaker promises $11.5bn more in savings across the business in bid to boost margins

Severity of Cumhuriyet verdicts heightens fears over press freedom ahead of election

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Market valuation drops to lowest in five months on disappointing performance

Shares fall after chief executive cautions on impact of new EU data privacy rules

The outlook for US industrial companies is improving on strong global demand

Trading in Amazon and Alphabet curtailed after technical issues

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Disruption has reached the information hub of the office — and workers must adapt

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The First Lady’s 1990 advice to students still resonates today

Funds take bearish bets as record Brazil crop and high stocks lead to low volatility

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US 10-year Treasury yield above 3%, dollar at 3-month high

Shares down 1% for the year, having relinquished 15% rise made by mid-March

Trading in Amazon and Alphabet curtailed after technical issues

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