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Protections on solar cells and washing machines follow through on protectionist promises

Accountants at US regulator also indicted over sharing audit inspection data, says SEC

Forecasts upgraded for 2017, 2018 and 2019, adding to positive mood ahead of Davos gathering

Exchange to offer trading of bitcoin/euro pairs after gaining Luxembourg licence

US tax overhaul spurs near-$30bn spree but some warn of bubble amid high valuations

Big names from Coke to Unilever address concerns as customers and governments urge action

Sterling returns to pre-Brexit vote levels aided by general US dollar weakness

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Public anger threatens peace overtures to Pyongyang and standing of President Moon Jae-in

Shares surge as subscriber momentum beat forecasts

Spirits company adds to its upmarket brands portfolio

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Media mogul says cable TV-style carriage fees could solve fake news problem

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Russian media says shipment contradicts US boasts of energy independence

Co-head of Gates Foundation says cutting foreign aid is strategic mistake for US

Investors controlling 15% stake want chief executive removed and Fujifilm JV ended

Private equity-backed Philadelphia Energy Solutions was undone by regulatory changes

Opinion

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The FT's Robert Wright asks who is bearing the cost of running services

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Some institutions are more successful at attracting female applicants. What are the secrets to gender balance? 

Big bets on the collapse of the country’s indebted economy have largely failed. Did the hedge funds misread the signs or were they just too early?

High, prolonged levels of stress can cause serious physical and behavioural problems

Markets News

Dollar stays soft while US Treasury prices slip

Sterling returns to pre-Brexit vote levels aided by general US dollar weakness

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Proliferation reflects investor focus on ‘top-down’ analysis of markets

Technology

Streaming service’s shares and subscriber figures surge, but so is its spending

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Exchange to offer trading of bitcoin/euro pairs after gaining Luxembourg licence

Inside Business Louise Lucas

Bankers have put a $100bn value on Xiaomi, which has just 7% of the smartphone market

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