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Vote in breakaway regions raised at closed-door Helsinki talks with Trump

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Trump escalates tensions with China tariff threat as Merkel warns of potential damage

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Regulator sought assurances in wake of firm’s role in South Africa and at Carillion

Shares slide further as industrial giant projects disappointing cash flows

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The new boss springs from investment banking and vows to get a grip on the trading arm

Analysis Media

Comcast has surrendered Fox to Disney but the chase for Sky is still on

Chip deal that appeared to offer easy winnings caught in US-China tensions

Fitch Ratings warns that investment by US companies could fall in 2019

Casino tycoon beset by personal and business woes has quit his 24 Australian directorships

Baseball club’s owners approach international investors

World’s largest toymaker in ambitious shift to sustainable materials in all its bricks

US News

Catastrophes cut nearly $1bn from profits at two of the sector’s largest companies

Sales growth of 17% to reach $30bn in quarterly revenues

’I’m not thrilled . . . but I’m letting them do what they feel is best’

Real estate investment group Vornado spurns calls to compensate those who were laid off

Opinion

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Fears policy will increase risks of housing bubble 

Fed chief has downplayed the significance of a flattening in the US yield curve

Daniel Kalt’s avatar will extend the bank’s services — but can it talk about Brexit?

Markets News

European stocks fall, dollar retreats from 12-month high

Global equity funds dedicated to technology amass $20bn so far this year

Currency drops to lowest level in a year against US dollar

Technology

I was too negative when writing about Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google years ago

FT Magazine Mia Levitin

‘The rich cues we’ve evolved to express romantic interest must now be gleaned through texts’

From schoolchildren to political dissidents: how technology is tracking a nation 

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