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Central bank aims to prevent inflation from overshooting as economy heats up

‘New ideas’ awaited from Theresa May in talks that could still take ‘weeks or months’

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But US president says he does not want to walk away from Saudi Arabia

Treasury says it remains concerned about recent weakness of the renminbi

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Economists more focused on signs of financial stress than trade war fallout

Foes of Donald Trump pull in more money than Republican incumbents in key midterm races

CFTC escalates dispute over Brussels’ attempt to impose oversight of clearing houses

Share price rises more than 5% on better-than-expected results

Thousands head for US despite threat of family separations and Trump cutting off aid

Geopolitical risk around Khashoggi affair exacerbates concern over Son strategy

Shadow financing woes and trade tariffs darken outlook for engine of economy

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Concern grows that Brazil’s far-right presidential frontrunner would exit Paris pact

Social media group publishes cache to allow independent analysis by researchers

Trump administration pressured Baghdad to reject German rival’s bid for $15bn deal

Board role at Acreage comes as Canadian liberalisation lifts hopes for market growth

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Analysis Brazil

Concern grows that Brazil’s far-right presidential frontrunner would exit Paris pact

The Art of Persuasion Sam Leith

The actor’s address to Variety’s Women of Power event borrows from classical techniques

Hack of a Boeing 757 has raised serious questions about aviation’s vulnerability to cyber attacks

Markets News

Stocks edge back after strong rally; oil prices hurt by inventories report

IPO resurgence includes one set to tie for its all-time record

Sector exerts heavy influence on wider US stock markets

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Sector exerts heavy influence on wider US stock markets

European legal challenges to data agreements must not hamper information flows

Streaming group’s ‘happy ending’ could yet prove just another plot twist

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