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Threat to Kurdistan exports combined with strong Chinese buying inject momentum

J Coin designed to wean Japanese off heavy dependency on cash

Swiss group aims for 17.5%-18.5% margin by 2020 and accelerates share buyback programme

Ex-lobbyist Luther Strange faces evangelical conservative Roy Moore in Tuesday’s vote

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Wording will be watched as measure of power and for signs of growing cult of personality

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M&A boutique to buy out most of its shareholders in radical financial restructuring

Exiled mayor David Smolansky says country has moved closer to a totalitarian regime

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South African company unlikely to push ahead with new $14bn plant in Louisiana

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Susan Collins leaves Graham-Cassidy reform plan short of votes to pass Senate

Dara Khosrowshahi tries to strike a humble and conciliatory tone

Report highlights stark inequalities as 50m remain in ‘distressed communities’

Futures data suggest hedging is at levels not seen since oil began its slide in 2014

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Diego Piacentini brings a digital revolution to the Italian government

Extra $30bn could be made if passengers were treated as online consumers, study says

High-speed internet is as essential as water and electricity say farmers

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Trader’s warning of oil crunch as rising demand strains supply comes as Brent nears $60 a barrel

Currency and interest rate futures contract volumes surge

Futures data suggest hedging is at levels not seen since oil began its slide in 2014

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Enlarged holding in lossmaking logistics platform means less transparent accounting

Dara Khosrowshahi tries to strike a humble and conciliatory tone

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Managers lured by soaring value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

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