Trump Russia ties

Trump saw special counsel’s investigation as the ‘end’ of his presidency, report says

James Cohen to buy tabloid and two other American Media Inc titles

Macron opponents attack suggestion of modern designs and materials

Boehner-backed weed play Acreage agrees to $3.4bn Canopy takeover

Private equity group finds complex structure no longer worth the trouble following US tax cuts

You aren’t just choosing a financial instrument any more, you’re choosing a moral universe

Trump’s tax code changes and property market nerves leave landlords with the upper hand

Figure comes on $1bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund and Denso investment

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Zoom stock rises by 72% valuing group at $18bn

Some call it a populist gesture, others welcome an overdue reform to reduce inequality

Some companies expected to move parts of business to rival lenders in case of a merger

South Korean company to investigate cracking and flickering in phones sent to reporters

US News

Treasury secretary Mnuchin named in lawsuit claiming billions ‘siphoned’ from company

Oilfield service group’s results reflect broader shift in oil and gas industry

Rebound in consumer spending offers signs of encouragement on the health of the US economy

Deal will double investment bank’s technology staff and expand presence in Europe

Opinion

Highlights

Digital tools often assist clients but can drive bad decisions

Companies must do a better job of standing up to bullies or they will continue losing talent

End to legal marathon boosts US supplier of next-generation technology

Markets News

Unhedged buying of US bonds opens foreign investors to losses if dollar falls

Use of swaps to boost coffers heightens fears over ability to defend currency

Zoom stock rises by 72% valuing group at $18bn

Technology

Figure comes on $1bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund and Denso investment

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Zoom stock rises by 72% valuing group at $18bn

Cracks appear in Galaxy Fold hopes, Huawei’s bargain 5G phone, giant Surface Hub 2S

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