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World’s biggest carrier of seaborne freight experiments with alternative to Suez Canal

Currency devalued by 95 per cent and redenominated in effort to curb hyperinflation

Foreign secretary likely to face resistance from Brussels on call to follow US lead

Australian prime minister sees off challenge a day after dumping energy policy

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A whole generation is being robbed of cultural, economic and educational opportunity

Analysis US economy

Jay Powell’s first Jackson Hole address comes as Trump adds to wider debate on rates

Remarks seen as ‘serious headwind’ for the buck

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Fund managers worry that paper sold under English law may not comply with EU rules

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Economic woes drive up livestock prices ahead of annual Muslim holiday

Rival Cboe relaxes trading rules in attempt to bolster cryptocurrency business

Italian government knew of structure’s weaknesses before collapse but did nothing to limit traffic

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Analyst drops valuation to $195 a share on conclusion financing was not ‘secured’

President attacks Mueller after revelations that White House counsel co-operated with probe

Vocal investors increasingly behind corporate shake-ups on the continent

Spending is up, but concern is growing over credit quality and profitability

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Manufacturers want batteries that are not dependent on metals from unstable parts of the world

‘I want some form of justice — he wronged me’

A personal memoir of the fake news crisis in British and American journalism

Markets News

President also says he does not ‘anticipate much’ from US-China talks, hitting stocks

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Fund managers worry that paper sold under English law may not comply with EU rules

S&P 500 is set to have gone 3,453 days without a drop of 20% or more

Technology

Tech company warns of more potential attacks ahead of November midterm elections

Luxury retailers are meant to be costly, but online aggregator is running at a loss

Analyst drops valuation to $195 a share on conclusion financing was not ‘secured’

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