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Mercedes parent is first major company to lower forecasts in wake of tariff spat

Sweetened cash-and-shares deal aimed at fending off rival bid from Comcast

Facebook, Amazon and Netflix all closed at new highs

Officials meeting in Sintra are trying to solve the riddle of low price pressures

Environmental demands and rule of law clash with drive for economic expansion

On Wall Street Robin Wigglesworth

On a global level investors no longer get a premium to hold longer-maturity bonds

Possibility of writedowns hangs over banks still struggling from bad-loan crisis

Carmaker sues former employee for allegedly taking data

Index provider also adds Saudi Arabia to its EM benchmark

Germany’s biggest bank to pay $205m penalty after probe by New York regulator

Tehran rails at ‘Trump instructions’ as Riyadh eyes rise of up to 800,000 barrels a day

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US commerce secretary to investigate ‘anti-social behaviour by people in the industry’

Surgeon and writer put in charge of creating cheaper, better service for employees

The 87-year-old billionaire talks about his family, philanthropy and the World Trade Center

White House relations with corporate America worsened by separation of migrant families

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Washington and Tehran are more likely to stumble towards military conflict than diplomacy

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The 87-year-old billionaire talks about his family, philanthropy and the World Trade Center

Goalscorers born weeks apart in same city can propel La Celeste into second round

Sézane’s founder is among a new wave of have-a-go fashion entrepreneurs

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Xiaomi sets price range for $6.1bn Hong Kong listing

Facebook, Amazon and Netflix all closed at new highs

Index provider also adds Saudi Arabia to its EM benchmark

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Facebook, Amazon and Netflix all closed at new highs

Fox bidding war, Oracle obscured by clouds, Telstra trauma

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