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Fund backs scrapping age restriction on managing director

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Antitrust probe launched over concerns Libra coin could unfairly disadvantage rivals

Shares in retailers surge as American consumers remain bright spot in global economy

Frederiksen says she would still like to discuss ‘strategic co-operation’ in the Arctic with US

Far-right president has surrounded himself with a turbulent mix of ideologues and pragmatists

Shorting debt is back on the agenda as investors bet global growth fears are overdone

Bank makes strides after charm offensive by executives including former Trump official Dina Powell

Trump administration issues rule to throw out 20-day limit

Budget agency chief says debt is on ‘unsustainable course’ and rising faster than expected

Record-low rates trigger hunt for stimulus measures at Jackson Hole gathering

First sale of long maturity bonds with negative yield garners tepid investor interest

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Agreement ends anti-dumping investigation and averts duties of up to 25%

US government hires Color to provide human touch in massive health data research project

Chief executive says global agricultural trader to pull back on pace of investments

US president says his options include reductions in capital gains and payroll taxes

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Oxfam wants us to give up shopping for a month. Stella Tennant has taken the pledge. Will you?

Is the technology more of a marketing stunt or part of the solution to global warming?

Blockchain-based financial inclusion programme could be model for other countries

Markets News

Shorting debt is back on the agenda as investors bet global growth fears are overdone

Strong demand for German bank’s deal underlines conundrum for buyers storing cash

Outflows rise amid concerns about Chinese economic growth and trade war with US

Technology

Shares should continue to enjoy a fair wind and a following sea

Release includes high-resolution driving footage labelled with 12m objects

Antitrust probe launched over concerns Libra coin could unfairly disadvantage rivals

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