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Chinese commerce ministry welcomes overture for trip to Beijing


Warning signs after last year’s good news — the issue is whether slowdown is structural

Sweeping reform of corporate governance expected in May

Agricultural tariffs cut as bloc seeks to counter rising protectionist sentiment


The planned tie-up could create a champion to compete with US and Chinese behemoths, but it faces fierce opposition in Germany

US tech earnings take centre stage while investors ask: is the ECB getting cold feet on QE?

British chancellor is scouring economic forums to find next central bank head

Administration passes ordinance to hold to account accused who have left country

$4.7bn cash and stock deal will create world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company

Application withdrawn after claims listing amounted to forbidden ‘marketing of faith’

Authorities loosen grip on rates to promote ‘managed competition’ for customer funds

The Millennials

They came of age around 2000, but what will they do next?

Can the city’s alternative spirit survive in the face of gentrification?

Young Chinese rebel against their parents professionally, personally and politically

US News

Company has had a miserable year since its thwarted $143bn bid for Unilever

Party alleges Trump associates conspired with Moscow and WikiLeaks in 2016 election

Former New York mayor says he hopes to ‘negotiate an end’ to Mueller investigation

Randall Stephenson exchange with DoJ comes as trial enters final stages



In a new series, FT writers compete to improve their London Marathon times

Markets Insight Leo Lewis

Deaths now outnumber births at an average rate of 1,000 a day

Thirty years ago, Helen Barrett hoped for a revolution. Could it finally be here?

Markets News

US tech earnings take centre stage while investors ask: is the ECB getting cold feet on QE?

Yield on 10-year Treasury hits four-year high

Sterling’s decline lifts FTSE 100 and draws investors into government debt


Health secretary considers legislation to restrict access to online platforms


Dell's way back, stung by StingRays, Nintendo’s cardboard pianos  

With Brexit less than a year away, the UK government is looking to far-seeing companies such as Queen’s Awards winners to show the way in international trade and innovative ideas

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