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Producers boost prices by deciding against output increases sought by Trump

President sees support for austerity measures critical to $50bn IMF programme

Supreme Court nominee says he ‘will not be intimidated’ despite latest assault claim

Second partner also alleges gender discrimination and retaliation

The government’s defiant mood in negotiations with the EU risks further humiliation

Taiwan electronics groups forced to consider quitting China to escape Trump’s tariffs

Infrastructure group’s struggles to service debts of $12.6bn spark sell-off

German regulator BaFin appoints KPMG to monitor lender’s progress

Business Roundtable group finds CEO confidence receding from historic high

Central bank is set to raise rates for a third time this year on Wednesday

Company to promote ‘wellness’ in response to changing consumer attitudes to dieting

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Executives sidestep presidential complaints as they unveil new features

A trade war could spell an early end to the boom in recreational vehicles

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US cable behemoth that lacked overseas presence has bought itself a powerful European launch pad

Satellite radio group to offer its programming over internet music service

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Trade representative Robert Lighthizer targets those profiting from shift of manufacturing offshore

Led by China, countries from Turkey to India are looking for opportunities

Mid-range manufacturing push improves the Chinese position as trade war intensifies

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Brent crude above $81 a barrel while Draghi’s remarks send bond yields rising

Producers boost prices by deciding against output increases sought by Trump

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FCA said to be considering penalty as high as £30m

Research suggests a causal link between social media posts and physical attacks

Taiwan electronics groups forced to consider quitting China to escape Trump’s tariffs

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