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The A320neo is the natural substitute for the grounded jet but has a long backlog

Producers urge Trump to start trade talks as they lose Asian market share to rivals

John Bercow rules out third meaningful vote unless wording is substantively different

Lawyers for US regulators urge judge to hold Tesla chief in contempt of court

Reckless scepticism is buoyed on a flood of scientific hoaxes and misinformation

‘Gas princess’ and former PM was face of popular uprising but lags behind in polls

Bank aims to hire equal number of men and women as analysts and entry-level associates

Top five investor in Deutsche Bank dilutes its opposition to a deal with Commerzbank

Warning comes as Washington pressures allies to shun Huawei equipment

Analysts and investors say competition from new digital entrants is driving mergers

Reports that Japan Inc heavyweight Sadayuki Sakakibara set for role highlight challenges

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Texan under increasing scrutiny as his campaign hits the road

Transport minister’s announcement adds further pressure on Boeing after crashes

As Trump tweets, activists accuse carmaker of favouring hedge funds over workers

Outside law firm hired to investigate abuse of power and affair claims

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Physical gold ETFs lose their lustre as market optimism blooms elsewhere

Princeton professor changed the way economists think of the minimum wage

Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets

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Hedge funds say pound remains difficult to trade despite prospects of no-deal receding

Allocators such as pension funds want more exposure to Asia in their portfolios

Technology

Car-booking app cannot afford to stop growing

Google and Facebook present would-be disrupter with its biggest challenge

Ride-hailing company looks to raise $2.1bn in biggest US tech listing in 2 years

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