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Euro wobbles and Bund yields pop on ECB action

Record Wall Street run fires up global bourses

Citigroup faces fresh grilling in sterling ‘flash crash’ inquiry

Bank’s Tokyo operations have been under scrutiny for exacerbating October collapse

Trump picks climate change sceptic to head environment agency

Choice for EPA signals intent to undo Obama efforts at curbing greenhouse emissions

Britain pushes covert diplomacy ahead of Brexit talks

Charm offensive aims to keep communication lines open before Article 50 triggered

Analysis Energy

Glencore’s return to dealmaking highlights new debt constraints

Hemmed in by financial controls, miner will eventually own just 0.5% of Rosneft

Theresa May on decision-making, Brexit and doing the job her way   

In a Downing Street interview, the prime minister talks about her plans for the country

UK spy chief warns on ‘profound’ propaganda threat

Head of MI6 issues veiled warning about the risk posed by Russian subversion

ThyssenKrupp reveals data stolen in cyber attack

German steelmaker says security breach most likely originated in Southeast Asia

US interest rate rises set to expose China’s frailties

The world’s most leveraged corporate sector adds to the country’s vulnerabilities

Fujian drops Aixtron offer after US blocks deal

Bid failure highlights protectionist backlash against Chinese investment in tech groups

Winners emerge in hedge fund industry despite rocky start to year

Struggle to assuage investor ire over fees and performance persists

US news

Breitbart News: from populist fringe to the White House and beyond

The website is set to tap into European politics amid accusations of racism 

Trump’s picks: how the new administration is taking shape

FT guide to the transition team and future cabinet members

Trump speaks to Boeing chief on Air Force One replacement costs

‘We’re going to work it out,’ says president-elect but repeats threat to cancel

AT&T and Time Warner defend $86bn deal against Senate critics

Takeover criticised by Trump also faces stiff opposition on Capitol Hill

Opinion

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Brexit so far - in 5 charts

No signs of stress in UK economy, but pound has lost more than 10%

FT Markets

ECB news explained

Euro slips after QE decision

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China forex reserves drop $70bn

Central bank seeks to bolster renminbi

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Renzi's fall weighs on banks

As the political turmoil unfolds, all eyes are on Monte dei Paschi

companies notebook

Future energy in Scottish mountains

How pumped storage boosts renewable power

New York Minute

Italian Job

World markets handle the latest political shock

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End of Renzi era — View from Rome

Italians reject constitutional changes

world

Italy in crisis: what happens next?

Post-referendum scenarios for Italy

Authers Note

Trading on Trump

Can the rally in US stocks that has followed Trump's victory continue?

the week ahead

Nato meeting, Europe tourism

A round-up of the coming week's big stories

Short View

Short term Stock Connect gains for HK

Few international investment in Shenzhen stocks

House & Home

How to use plants at Christmas

Decorations from florist Shane Connolly

Highlights

Expatriate employees struggle to readjust to old lives

Without support, returning staff may use their experience abroad to find another job

Women run fewer than 5% of hedge funds for large investors

Underrepresentation of females worse in alternatives than mainstream asset management

FT Seasonal Appeal: MSF helps battle drug-resistant TB in India

Charity fights to make medicines more accessible and affordable in developing nations

Markets News

Euro wobbles and Bund yields pop on ECB action

Record Wall Street run fires up global bourses

A month on: the market winners and losers since Trump’s victory

The big victors have included US small-caps and Japanese stocks, while gold has sunk

Bond investors hand Opec a vote of confidence

Relief looms for corporate borrowers as Opec supply cut boosts investors’ mood

Technology

Fujian drops Aixtron offer after US blocks deal

Bid failure highlights protectionist backlash against Chinese investment in tech groups

SoftBank investors cheer Masayoshi Son’s savvy US move

Stock climbs on view that pledge to invest $50bn tightens ties with US administration

Finance sector urged to ramp up cyber defences

Deputy Treasury secretary claims basic security would have thwarted recent attacks

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