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TCI fund reveals it has built 7.4% stake

Competition from renewables, energy efficiency and battery storage to take toll

Key lending rate increased to 16.5% from 13.5% to stem currency decline

Pentagon says move is response to Beijing’s military build-up in South China Sea

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New government must overcome scepticism to fulfil promises to curb corruption and introduce populist policies

Students who learnt to respect the truth join a society assaulted by alternative facts

President hands academic chance to head government in spite of question marks

Ride-hailing company looks to improve financial outlook ahead of expected IPO in 2019

A block on users after they express political opinions violates free speech

Final decision imminent ahead of potentially stormy AGM

Private talks with StanChart form part of contingency plans after investor pressure

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First black woman to become gubernatorial nominee for major US party

Bid by cable group sets up showdown between US media rivals over Murdoch empire

The issue of legalisation has split Democrats and the civil rights movement in the US state

Oil major aims to cut methane leaks by 15% and flaring of unwanted gas by a quarter

Opinion

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Listen to female colleagues, do not interrupt and do not steal their ideas

Lighter and with improved software, the future looks bright for smart shades

Management schemes boost students’ employability — but institutions need to do more

Markets News

10-year Treasury yield tests 3%; dollar eases from 2018 peak

Key lending rate increased to 16.5% from 13.5% to stem currency decline

Bank ‘a hot potato’ as populists policies risk raising the cost of funding for lenders

Technology

Group has some way to travel to convince markets its numbers add up before going public

Ride-hailing company looks to improve financial outlook ahead of expected IPO in 2019

US company to create 1,800 jobs as French president makes hard sell to sector

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