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

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

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

EU strikes conciliatory tone amid concern over chaotic UK exit from the bloc

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In the Middle East, westerners routinely confuse youth with a commitment to change

The fall of the once-mighty SPD holds lessons for socialist parties across Europe

Geopolitical risk around Khashoggi affair exacerbates concern over Son strategy

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

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Shares in group jump as billionaire Tilman Fertitta makes cash-and-stock offer

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

Mogul’s six offspring would be direct beneficiaries of family trust valued at $12bn

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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

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

Ride-hailing group weighs taking on outside investors as cost pressures rise

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

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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

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

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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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