Campaign finance claim from former lawyer comes as former aide Manafort is found guilty of fraud

Overseas holdings of government debt fall further in June as political concerns mount

Social network removes hundreds of pages of content targeting users in the US and UK

Regulators are concerned elevated NPL rates present a risk to financial stability

Strong company earnings and Trump tax cuts drive valuations to new levels

FT Magazine Hannah Kuchler

Is asking 11-year-olds to target flaws in the system a useful democratic exercise?

More retail properties are being securitised and a ‘big short’ trade has reversed

Plan to step up oversight of ‘equivalence’ rules that finance sector will rely on

MSCI Emerging Markets benchmark dominated by likes of Tencent, Alibaba and Samsung

Legendary manager now oversees $1.2bn, compared with $300bn during peak at Pimco

Foreign minister seeks European autonomy on issues like Iran

Number of users now exceeds 800m, more than the US and India combined

US News

Officials predict reduced use of coal-fired plants even under lighter-touch regulation

US bank hopes to attract a younger generation of customer with the new venture

Social network develops system to help decide veracity of those reporting false stories

Republican from California used money on personal expenses including dental work

Opinion

Highlights

Can we get all our work done in such a short space of time?

From fantastical yarns to dystopian fiction, what type of books did we turn to?

The UK capital was a pioneer in limiting cars, but it is now almost as dirty as New Delhi or Beijing

Markets News

Australian equities, dollar dip amid uncertainty over government leadership

MSCI Emerging Markets benchmark dominated by likes of Tencent, Alibaba and Samsung

Citi’s economic surprise index now more negative for US than single market

Technology

Homegrown conglomerate aims to become partner of choice for multinationals

Social network removes hundreds of pages of content targeting users in the US and UK

Number of users now exceeds 800m, more than the US and India combined

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