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Trump’s former national security adviser is told ‘arguably, you sold your country out’

Brent crude tumbles 5.6% and WTI is down 7.3% in volatile trading

US bank’s global head of forex prime brokerage is out after currency debacle

US has lobbied several countries to ban Chinese telecoms group over security concerns

Suspended infrastructure projects revived as US trade war piles pressure on growth

Portuguese manager was a pioneer in his early years but was left trailing at Manchester United

Outsider Laya Joneydi celebrates legal victory against US after rising to vice-president

Trump tells reporters ‘too early to say’ if deal can be reached before Friday deadline

Charles Michel quits over nationalist opposition to UN migration pact

Bank units in the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong are targeted, raising risk of fallout

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Robust expansion makes a rate rise likely even as the 2019 forecast grows murkier

López Obrador claims a win while White House seeks to curb migration

New digital division set up to better manage bank’s $10.8bn technology budget

US exploration group Anadarko aims to harness information to make better decisions 

Opinion

Divisions across the continent mean odds are stacked against the French president’s reforms

Highlights

FT analysis on the big stories — Brexit, Trump, China and the Big Four auditors

Strains over fiscal constraints, the end of QE and slowing growth point to testing times 

Coming from an ethnic minority, Lillian Li always wondered whether her background would hinder her career ambitions

Markets News

Haven assets find favour and oil prices push higher while equities lack traction

Uncertainty over the UK’s departure from the EU means a single forecast is impossible

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Fund managers are reducing their exposure despite falling valuations making stocks look cheap

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Technology

Former Uber executive, who was at centre of spat with Alphabet’s Waymo, unveils Pronto.AI

Google’s China search engine scuppered, Alibaba chips in with own semis

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