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UK says post-Khashoggi measure hits company’s ability to honour Typhoon contract

Tokyo baffled at UK foreign and trade ministers’ tactics on eve of meeting

Regulator wants bad-debt managers to focus on core business and avoid shadow banking

‘Sophisticated state actor’ to blame, prime minister says just months before election

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The UK must draw up a post-industrial economic strategy for the long term

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Deal between Vedanta and its controlling shareholder sparked a 20% fall in its share price

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Hedge fund known for pursuing unpaid debts prevails in litigation against telecoms company

Heather Nauert’s retreat will leave high-profile US job vacant for months

Security researcher’s discovery suggests extensive use of facial recognition

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Opposition leader says reaching out to Beijing and Moscow

Democrats’ ‘Green New Deal’ plan too costly, says Janet Yellen

Rising revenues expected despite unexpectedly weak US retail sales

Juan Guaidó wants to establish diplomatic ties with Nicolás Maduro’s biggest allies

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The president must reconstruct a devastated country but western powers will not fund any effort that keeps him in power

With record profits and nearly €2bn in sales, it’s no wonder the Kering brand’s chief executive is smiling

Many are holding themselves back from progress at work because of outdated stereotypes

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Energy shares lead advance as oil prices touch multi-month highs

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Corporate borrowers are following the flow of money away from leveraged loan funds

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Abu Dhabi state investment company is second-biggest backer of SoftBank’s Vision Fund

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Republican power broker and Google have found common ground over data privacy regulation

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‘Sophisticated state actor’ to blame, prime minister says just months before election

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