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Globe-hopping executive bridged cultural divide between Renault and Japanese groups

Paris seeks declaration on fishing rights and Madrid wants assurances on Gibraltar

Wall Street futures point to further falls as investor doubts grow

Push for more oversight following $15bn crash in bitcoin and trading platform problems

Probe into suspected false financial statements and breaches of disclosure requirements at commodity trader

Formidable negotiator Robert Lighthizer could make or break chance of US-China deal

Yes vote in coming ‘self-determination’ poll could force Bern out of global treaties

General Mourão downplays Brazil president-elect’s confrontational foreign policy views

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Trump nominee Randy Quarles to head Financial Stability Board after US-Europe deal

CME Group considers move as Sino-US trade spat unsettles oilseed prices

Restrictions applied to weaponry could be extended as trade war with China intensifies

Optionsellers.com is first known casualty of last week’s price spike

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Singer’s first new contract since age 14 is coup for Vivendi-owned label

Company appoints new CEO for troubled lingerie subsidiary

Private equity is sniffing around as industrial giant races to reduce debts

Relationship between British AI firm and US giant shifts

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A Tokyo business is offering to give its workers a bonus if they can prove sufficient bed rest

Saud al-Qahtani is most senior official sanctioned by US over Khashoggi killing

Weak demand for iPhones, falling cryptocurrencies and trade wars cloud the outlook

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Apple suppliers and chipmakers lead global falls, Nasdaq expected to decline further

Push for more oversight following $15bn crash in bitcoin and trading platform problems

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The transfer of the UK health unit to California raises privacy concerns

US equity sell-off spreads to Europe and Asia after Nasdaq falls more than 3%

Wall Street futures point to further falls as investor doubts grow

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