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Ride-hailing group’s move to list within months sets up direct competition with Lyft

Bourses higher across region as technology shares again find favour

Shares rise as much as 16% in after-hours trade after earnings ease investor worries

US president says central bank is raising interest rates too fast

PM declines to act after raft of women accuse minister of sexual harassment

Global bankers have collected more than $1bn in fees from Saudi deals this decade

In return, Theresa May must accept ‘two-tier’ backstop to avoid an Irish border

Revenues in fixed income unit fall but investment bank surges

Board role at Acreage comes as Canadian liberalisation lifts hopes for market growth

White House makes London a priority ‘as soon as it is ready’ after Brexit

Najib-era rule forcing billions of dollars in divestments expected to be rolled back

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Analysis US Dollar

US currency is expected to maintain its momentum but medium-term risks remain

Deal will see Tesla CEO resign as chairman and pay $20m over ‘funding secured’ tweet

World’s largest retailer will ‘test a lot — and fail sometimes’, CEO says

Lawsuit highlights the use of contracts to keep even low-level employees from leaving

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An exhilarating history of US capitalism from the former Fed chief and Adrian Wooldridge

LVMH, Kering and Richemont dominate, but fears of trade war hit record valuations

Investors are flocking to a Dutch university at the centre of a food production revolution

Markets News

Bourses higher across region as technology shares again find favour

Landmark decision puts pressure on exchanges over cost of trading data

Booming ‘Formosa bonds’ head for tough restrictions

Technology

Shares rise as much as 16% in after-hours trade after earnings ease investor worries

Bankers propose colossal valuation above $100bn

Shares fall nearly 5% after-hours as AI and blockchain fail to provide bigger boost

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