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Economy boosted by tax reform seen prompting higher interest rates


US company pairs with Chinese tech group in move that could open avenues in China

Robust global economy and supportive monetary policy help S&P 500 to equal milestone set in 1990s

Defence secretary puts countering China and Russia at heart of military strategy

Undercover Economist Tim Harford

Antitrust authorities should not be making life easy for incumbents

‘The memes are so potent because they are designed to be subversive and to bait their opponents into a reaction’

Kevin Kühnert leads opposition to joining Merkel government ahead of Sunday’s party vote

State Street’s flagship SPY loses ground to BlackRock and Vanguard

Premier to become one of few leaders to have baby while in office

Moves to trim capital cushions while boosting payouts is worrying, say some observers

French leader invites UK to ‘be my guest’ in single market if it pays and obeys EU rules

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Tillerson outlines assertive stance to counter Iranian ‘land-bridge’ strategy

Bank asks for time to find corporate clients to replace hedge funds in core business

Shares fall after bank dashes hopes of big boost to buybacks and dividends

Activist attacks ‘incapable’ management of US printer and photocopier company


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Rapidly rising prices squeeze consumers' spending ability

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Firm has become a leading adviser to the world’s largest private equity groups

Women’s health, Larry Summers, take the Trump test

The British designer is ready to radically grow his business. He talks about why power-sharing will be good for him

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Market shrugs off potential government shutdown by achieving longest streak without reversal


US Treasury sell-off continues but dollar fails to respond


‘Explosive’ expansion in shale offsetting Opec-led supply cuts


EU data show Facebook, YouTube and Twitter increasing reviews of content

US company pairs with Chinese tech group in move that could open avenues in China

Cardboard computer games, Apple’s billions, Hasselblad’s 400-megapixel camera

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