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Lender’s consumer business strong, helped by deposit growth and higher interest rates

German lender releases bumper second-quarter results 9 days ahead of schedule 

Country’s first $100m movie pulled after opening weekend box office take of just $7m

European Commission says platform needs to be more transparent about its fees

Anti-Semitism claims have left the community polarised and wounded

Elton John’s husband controls the show behind the show

US asset manager expected to decide this week whether to invest in Dubai-based group

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Group has targeted growth outside its home market

UK prime minister says there will not be a new vote under ‘any circumstances’

Analysis World

The issuance of new business licences comes with oppressive regulations

Rubio slams decision on Chinese telecoms equipment maker amid national security fears

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Lenders apply brakes as their concerns grow about overheating

Chief notes ‘tough’ global trade challenges but reaffirms UK investments

Crowdfunding campaign for Openbook platform to launch this week

Tesla founder risks serious backlash with unsubstantiated insults

Opinion

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Defiant Croats created danger on every attack but were finally undone by youth and flair

The Austrian banker held on to his job through a series of crises

A primer on the costly effort to rid the world of a deadly disease

Markets News

Brent crude down more than 3% as supply concerns ease

Trade tension has driven prices lower for corn and wheat, but the market remains tight

Technology

Room-renting service faces legal threat over bloc’s consumer protection rules

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Private Chinese tech groups may be rethinking plans to list in Hong Kong

European Commission says platform needs to be more transparent about its fees

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