Top stories

European Commission president cites ‘gap’ between Rome’s promises and new plans

Revenues in fixed income unit fall 10 per cent but investment bank surges

new

S&P voices concern over ‘titanic credit risks’ amid infrastructure projects boom

Analysis Companies

Goldman Sachs cuts price target ahead of third-quarter earnings announcement

Mohammed bin Salman faces scrutiny as journalist’s disappearance ends era of western indulgence

Microsoft co-founder who helped set the world of ubiquitous personal computing in motion

Chief Larry Fink cites market jitters for $30bn in third-quarter withdrawals

Mevlut Cavusoglu says obstacles still stand in way of warmer Washington relations

Overhaul of top team was prompted by string of high profile resignations

Lawsuit highlights the use of contracts to keep even low-level employees from leaving

Sharp divide opens with Google over $10bn Pentagon cloud computing contract

US News

Analysis US Dollar

US currency is expected to maintain its momentum but medium-term risks remain

New regulations ban offshore storage of information from transactions

Unit reports 14 per cent rise in revenues with equity underwriting particularly strong

Opinion

Highlights

An exhilarating history of US capitalism from the former Fed chief and Adrian Wooldridge

LVMH, Kering and Richemont dominate, but fears of trade war hit record valuations

Investors are flocking to a Dutch university at the centre of a food production revolution

Markets News

Analysis Oil

Riyadh’s resolve to keep output high faces test if Washington relations worsen

Analysis US Dollar

US currency is expected to maintain its momentum but medium-term risks remain

Finance industry establishment splits between lovers and haters of digital currencies

Technology

Business looks more durable but not all the numbers hold up to scrutiny

New regulations ban offshore storage of information from transactions

Companies gird for economic slowdown with strong balance sheets and top canteens

Life & Arts