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

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

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

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

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

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

Regulator opens ISS and Glass Lewis up to fraud lawsuits over voting advice

Democratic party sets out demands for possible deal with Five Star to exclude Salvini

Agreement could come next month with Tokyo looking to secure immunity from car tariffs

US News

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

SolarCity, now part of Elon Musk’s carmaker, installed panels at 240 stores

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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 Berlin Hyp deal underlines conundrum for banks and investors storing cash

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

Technology

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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