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Regulator raises questions after founder says ‘funding secured’ for take-private plans

Berat Albayrak gives no hint of monetary support in bid to steady economy

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Shares tumble as Italy begins process for revoking concession to subsidiary Autostrade

German financier in spotlight after lawsuit against US investment bank

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US president’s isolation would play to his strength: to campaign rather than to lead

Thousands of educated citizens have moved abroad and are not in a rush to return

Potential investors indicate listing of China-backed carmaker will hit $30bn valuation

First formal talks to be held since tariffs imposed on $50bn of goods

State-owned PDVSA and refiner Citgo are targets as court rulings prompt show of force

Country’s top football league in push to challenge popularity of English competition

European equities and US stocks rebound but mood stays cautious

US News

More tie-ups expected as circulation and print advertising deteriorate

Investment bank LionTree hired to seek buyers for iconic title

Opinion

Highlights

As prime minister, he combined Hindu nationalism with compassion and courtesy

While ‘smartcases’ have proliferated, many travellers want good design, not gadgets

Prices have risen 13% in a year — bad news for the EU staff relocating from London

Markets News

European equities and US stocks rebound but mood stays cautious

Asian stocks weaken further as EM equity benchmark drops nearly 20% since January

German financier in spotlight after lawsuit against US investment bank

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Technology

Analysis Technology

Video game income hit by regulatory roadblocks in rare setback for ‘national champion’

Printable guns, food and organs will revolutionise our lives but scope for abuse is huge

Life & Arts