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EU accused of trying to dismantle US group’s business model for smartphones

Trading and M&A boom drives quarterly net profit up 39 per cent as revenues top $10bn

Distortions mean an inversion does not necessarily point to recession, says former Fed chief

Central bank publishes research that contradicts criticism of its response to financial crisis

Interview Energy sector

Michael Wirth prioritises cost controls and dividend cover over riskier growth

American voters are with him on many subjects, but they are not anti-western

Attempt to pass bill to compel ultra-orthodox community to serve has split government

Opponents say a proposed law will simply enshrine emergency rule by the back door

‘The fault is mine and mine alone,’ says Tesla founder

Developers turn to corporate landlords who generally purchase at a steep discount

Chinese ecommerce group listing could value Colin Huang’s stake at $10bn

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Company gears up to take on larger rivals including Waymo and GM’s Cruise

Analysis Banks

Group looks for growth further away from trading and investment bank roots

President says he misspoke when he sided with Putin over US intelligence

Investigative report reveals failures by social network content moderators

Opinion

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

‘Russian-backed groups began populating US social media from the autumn of 2015 onwards’

Highlights

Surging use of mobile payment apps WeChat and Alipay has transformed daily life

A psychotherapist on the best strategies for navigating office politics

FT Alphaville Jamie Powell

"This is not a passing fad."

Markets News

Pound falls after UK inflation data cast doubt on August rate rise

Sales in May result in exposure plunging to under $15bn after imposition of sanctions

Retaliatory tariff by Beijing leads Chinese buyers to cancel US orders

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