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Market for bundles of credit default swaps more than doubles for year to date

President in flurry of diplomatic activity as domestic ratings slide

Move set to further inflame tensions with Arab states in regional dispute

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Central banks gathering in Jackson Hole may spur sleepy August markets into life

While some have fallen down the global league table, many are larger today

Analysis Mifid

Looming regulation aims to inject greater transparency into all markets

Bookings more than doubled year-on-year despite #DeleteUber campaign

Crackdown on splashy foreign acquisitions favours traditional property magnates

Report rejects Obama ‘war on coal’ allegations and avoids radical options for electricity markets intervention

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Possible ban on certain trades would cut off lifeline to heavily indebted country

Analysis Automobiles

China carmaker appears to row back on ambitions as its firepower is questioned

US News

Central bank chair expected to address financial stability worries head on in Wyoming

‘Lethal Weapon’ actor looks to encourage more non-white hosts to rent out rooms

Search engine intervenes to steer people to reliable health information

Analysis Oil & Gas

John Watson’s LNG investments ran over budget, but he avoided bigger mistakes

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The FT explains the pros and cons of pension rule changes

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The FT editor visits an African country determined to go its own way as its steely president marks another landslide election victory

A nuanced history of an often simplistic debate argues against integration at all costs

‘There is solace in practical steps you can tick off a list… Should I buy a whistle?’

Markets News

Asia markets mixed, HK stocks gain after typhoon interrupts trade

Central banks gathering in Jackson Hole may spur sleepy August markets into life

Market for bundles of credit default swaps more than doubles for year to date

Technology

Acquisition of Applause means work for the aggressive private equity firm

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Backers Tencent and Sequoia hope to cash in on enthusiasm for high-tech teaching

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