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Critics say real purpose of demands is to achieve regime change

Tebas says proposals would decimate leagues and bring ‘food now and hunger tomorrow’

Analysis World

Debate on whether to repeal ban has become increasingly contentious

Analysis Oil

Industry pushing to improve returns as it rebounds from a long downturn

Facebook founder faces European Parliament over data protection and election meddling

As market grows so do concerns about credit quality and lender protections

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne fears accord might spur ‘competitive distortions’ for Europe

Japanese group ends restructuring austerity as new chief makes his mark

Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Analysis Banks

Victory in SFO case relating to 2008 fundraising caps a good quarter for chief Staley

More content is being uploaded than a human workforce could possibly watch

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US steps up financial pressure on government of Nicolás Maduro after his re-election

Bipartisan support for bill to enable review of minority stakes in start-ups 

President asked DoJ to investigate whether election campaign was improperly surveilled

Ex-Millennium manager’s multi-strategy business ExodusPoint has raised over $8bn

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A hard-headed realpolitik now governs the battle for influence between China, the US and India

Contests offer MBA students more lucrative prizes than ever before

Markets News

Wider European bourses lose momentum after solid gains in the US, oil near $80

Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Watch out for wage inflation at Royal Mail, says JPMorgan

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Japanese group ends restructuring austerity as new chief makes his mark

Facebook founder faces European Parliament over data protection and election meddling

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