US president says Russian leader was ‘strong and powerful in his denial’

Announcement expected on Tuesday morning will draw to a close 12-year tenure at helm

Stunning market rally goes into reverse as price tumbles 14%

BlackRock chief claims trade tensions pose risk to world stock markets

Country’s first $100m movie pulled after opening weekend box office take of just $7m

A proactive central bank and strong fundamentals offer investors confidence

Anti-Semitism claims have left the community polarised and wounded

UK prime minister says there will not be a new vote under ‘any circumstances’

Beijing says it does not want to sideline US in quest to preserve global trade system

Jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif begins appeal against corruption conviction

German lender releases bumper second-quarter results 9 days ahead of schedule 

Assets under management dip as dollar strengthens but CEO insists slowdown is temporary

US News

Brian Moynihan praises the US lender’s pool of consumer current accounts

Media group’s shares tumble as Pai orders review of proposed divestitures

Khosrowshahi promises effort to build employee trust after new federal probe revealed

Lenders apply brakes as their concerns grow about overheating

Opinion

Highlights

Defiant Croats created danger on every attack but were finally undone by youth and flair

The Austrian banker held on to his job through a series of crises

A primer on the costly effort to rid the world of a deadly disease

Markets News

Brent crude at three-month low amid worries about higher supply

A proactive central bank and strong fundamentals offer investors confidence

Falling ratings at lenders could force funds to exit their investments

Technology

America’s dominant vape-maker looks to tap market of 7.4m smokers and 2.8m vapers

Stunning market rally goes into reverse as price tumbles 14%

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