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Saudi Arabia and Russia signalled a cut extension but some doubt its effectiveness

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S&P credit rating downgrade adds to pressure on Asian commodities trader

Trade agreement clears way for Moody’s, Fitch and S&P to rate onshore bonds

Lockheed Martin and Boeing stand out after Saudi Arabia signs a flurry of deals

Rise in wholesale prices this year leaves executives warning of hit to consumers

Investors alert to further rise in volatility and any surprise from Opec

Opinion & Analysis

Central banks, frontier markets, olive oil, Japan labour and Amazon in focus

Analysis Gilts

Investors says neither party’s fiscal plans are likely to sway the trajectory for growth and inflation

The Short View Leo Lewis

Evening session volumes due to surpass daytime for Nikkei 225 futures

Markets Insight Mohamed El-Erian

Without fiscal policies that help economic fundamentals, the market will struggle

Trading Post Jamie Chisholm

The ‘Icarus trade’ of central bank largesse remains the big driver for risk assets

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