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Strong quarter allays fears about consumer spending after bleak US retail sales data

Plans campaign focused on a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for all and free college

Carmaker says electric cars and small size of Europe market responsible for shutdown

Bank warns on US-China tensions in first results under chief John Flint 

Exaggerated fears about growing Chinese power are counter-productive

US founder of Moscow-based Baring Vostok was seen as savvy operator

Agricultural lender Norinchukin, burnt a decade ago by debt products, piles back in

Latest senior change comes as bank is mired in 1MDB scandal

Tensions mount between nuclear-armed neighbours over deadly Kashmir terror attack

President hopes split with Russia will woo voters weary of war and economic malaise

State-backed groups have escalated espionage activity amid trade tensions, says CrowdStrike

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US president says backers of regime are risking their lives as power struggle looms

Company needs faster hardware for smart digital assistant and real-time video moderation

Some officials think balance sheet reduction programme will end this year

US bank can use tech to serve customers better and more cheaply, says Mike Corbat

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Dave Cullen’s ‘Parkland’ tells the story of the pupils who formed a gun-reform movement

‘Out of the Gobi’ recalls a harrowing time in China’s recent history

Agriculture risks emissions backlash while alternative meat groups face labelling blocks

Markets News

Agricultural lender Norinchukin, burnt a decade ago by debt products, piles back in

Rally is tempting money managers to make more bullish bets on crude

Technology

State-backed groups have escalated espionage activity amid trade tensions, says CrowdStrike

The secret to winning: spend less.

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