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21st Century Fox and Walt Disney beaten in a deal that will redraw global media landscape

Foreign secretary says he will ‘not dismiss anything’ when asked about free-trade arrangement

Russian oligarch has a further three weeks to negotiate a reprieve from Treasury

Strong markets boost groups but McKinsey questions ability to sustain growth

Women and children among those dead in shooting, which also left at least 60 injured

Tehran reverts to old tactic of selling in secret as economic pressure grows

Negotiations are entering the final stages, but hard choices still lie ahead

Acquisition would lift assets under management to more than $1tn

Shanghai and Shenzhen blue-chips are largely insulated from impact of US tariffs

Twitter broadside comes as Republicans scramble to save Supreme Court nominee

Former French president suggests Delhi forced Dassault to deal with tycoon Anil Ambani

Sacha Romanovitch says ‘small cadre’ cannot accept a short-term profit hit at audit firm

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Appointment comes at a sensitive time for the fund as it deals with Argentina bailout

Tensions have grown as company has demanded a more conservative approach

Donald Trump’s former attorney speaks to special counsel about election meddling

Sellers claim group’s data collection gives it ‘huge advantage’ as EU launches probe

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Chief of Canadian asset management group is on a mission to acquire infrastructure

In a polarised Greece, classical writers are being weaponised by the right and left

Special Report Impact Investing

A generational shift towards impact investing will test the financial industry’s mettle

Markets News

Pound on course for biggest one-day fall in nearly a year on fears of no-deal Brexit

Investors prepare for creation of new ‘communications’ sector

Sterling extends slide after May speech

Technology

London-based start-up is first European tech ‘unicorn’ to go public since Adyen doubled in price

Plans for new cities include temperature-controlled pavements and self-sorting refuse chutes — but can too much order be a bad thing?

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