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Chipmakers bounce back and oil majors hold steady

Decision comes after successful push by western countries to thwart Moscow candidate

Japanese carmaker’s board had opposed deal and was looking for ways to block it

Chinese vocational school interns working overtime and night shifts

US president plays down Khashoggi death and possible role of Mohammed bin Salman

Tech-led selloff feels like the start of new era for equities

Social network boss defends under-fire second-in-command after intense criticism

Crispin Odey’s bets on falling stocks helped his fund gain 7% last month

Legal groups to argue investors lost billions in fallout from €200bn scandal

Choice of Fed governor Quarles to chair FSB aims to foster Washington’s engagement

Some 150,000 workers walk out of factories calling for changes to dominant conglomerates

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Gap eyes ‘hundreds’ of store closures as earnings disappoint before Black Friday

CFTC seeks timeframe for action on clean-up of credit default swaps market

Control systems have become focal point of crash investigation

Formidable negotiator Robert Lighthizer could make or break chance of US-China deal

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President’s policies on the economy, security and corruption have had mixed results

Known as ‘Annie’, new software aims to relocate migrants to maximise their job prospects

The Croatian start-up is supplying batteries and powertrains to the big car brands

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Oil prices also bounce higher but mood remains cautious as growth concerns reverberate

CFTC seeks timeframe for action on clean-up of credit default swaps market

Bitcoin crash and trading platform problems lead to calls for more oversight

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Italian luxury brand faces backlash in one of its biggest markets over online commercial

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Chipmakers bounce back and oil majors hold steady

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