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Barnier lays down conditions ahead of summit where PM will seek extension

Search engine seeks to draw a line under antitrust battles with Brussels

Independent inspector general to carry out audit of the jet’s certification process

Exits underline shift since Chinese takeover of influential investment bank

Populist presidents express mutual admiration and vow to work closely on Venezuela

Business chiefs praise bankruptcy and tax laws but complain about rash demonetisation

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Shares slide almost 6% as concerns rise about slowing economic activity

Aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in some of Africa’s poorest countries

Plans detailed as prime minister wrestles with stalling economy and political scandal

Global rules on systemically important financial institutions add to fundraising pressures

Diplomat sparks anger after public criticism of Berlin’s military spending plan

US News

Balance sheet and outlook in focus as Powell preaches monetary policy patience

New Stadia service will be available this year but no details given on price

Brewer reduces influence of 3G and installs ex-Altria boss Martin Barrington as chair

The question is whether media companies will sign up to its TV platform

Opinion

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Allocators such as pension funds want more exposure to Asia in their portfolios

Tory leadership contenders need backing of Eurosceptic and mainstream MPs

Physical gold ETFs lose their lustre as market optimism blooms elsewhere

Markets News

British stocks such as Vodafone and BP will have to be traded within the EU warns Esma

Hedge funds say pound remains difficult to trade despite prospects of no-deal receding

Technology

Internet giant announced launch of cloud-based gaming service

Search engine seeks to draw a line under antitrust battles with Brussels

French online medical appointment management service cements its ‘unicorn’ status

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