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Critics say real purpose of demands is to achieve regime change

North Korea angered by Bolton’s call for ‘Libyan model’ on denuclearisation

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Industry pushing to improve returns as it rebounds from a long downturn

Tom Farley will leave role as exchange’s president at the end of this week

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Facebook founder faces European Parliament over data protection and election meddling

As market grows so do concerns about credit quality and lender protections

Group says Macron’s proposals for deeper integration will undermine growth

Move follows criticism of how Paul Achleitner handled exit of CEO John Cryan

Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne fears accord might spur ‘competitive distortions’ for Europe

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US steps up financial pressure on government of Nicolás Maduro after his re-election

Bipartisan support for bill to enable review of minority stakes in start-ups 

President asked DoJ to investigate whether election campaign was improperly surveilled

Ex-Millennium manager’s multi-strategy business ExodusPoint has raised over $8bn

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A hard-headed realpolitik now governs the battle for influence between China, the US and India

Contests offer MBA students more lucrative prizes than ever before

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Wall Street extends rally, oil now above $80, pound loses momentum

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Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Look out for wage inflation at Royal Mail, says JPMorgan

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Japanese group ends restructuring austerity as new chief makes his mark

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Facebook founder faces European Parliament over data protection and election meddling

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