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US central bank’s stance contrasts with widespread market expectations of a cut

German lender alleged to have ignored concerns raised by a whistleblower

Flagship fund of one of Europe’s biggest managers has lost money over the past 3 years

Investor made famous by ‘The Big Short’ scales back after crisis-era glow fades

The digital currency will have to define itself before it can be launched

The pay is down, the food is mixed and you might meet the Iranian Revolutionary Guard

Pressure mounts on two biggest economies to cease practices undermining global trade

Show of unity as carmakers sign up to develop services using self-driving technology

The prospect of leaving the EU without a deal has put the nation’s future back on the agenda

Territory’s extradition bill unnerves city’s super-rich and businesses

Activists have prompted groups to make placatory gestures in bid to stave off trouble

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UN says refugee crisis overwhelms South America’s health and education systems

New emissions policy comes as US power plants shift to wind, solar and gas

Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger says FAA should mandate simulator training on grounded plane

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Introducing your guide to the investment and business revolution you can’t afford to ignore

Korea, Singapore, Israel and Taiwan could be stripped from corporate bond flagship

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A new paper reveals the heavy environmental and financial costs involved in training deep learning models.

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Flagship fund of one of Europe’s biggest managers has lost money over the past 3 years

Investor made famous by ‘The Big Short’ scales back after crisis-era glow fades

‘Positive incentive loans’ are a fast-growing part of green finance

Technology

Pivot to younger markets pays off as Asian expansion drives sales higher

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FT Alphaville Jemima Kelly

A new paper reveals the heavy environmental and financial costs involved in training deep learning models.

Across the continent, the double-edged nature of technology is more and more apparent

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