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An end to a period of unusual calm is welcome, but problems lie in wait for investors

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Person in the News Murad Ahmed

The Premier League head’s winning streak on TV rights could be coming to an end

I have concluded this is essential for fundamental democratic reasons

The calm of the past year, during which stock prices grew steadily and serenely, was unnatural and historically anomalous

The Big Read Joseph Cotterill

Now Cyril Ramaphosa must show the ruling party has the capacity to tackle corruption and reduce inequality

Anxiety about the bid for the engineer GKN is understandable but wrong headed

Uprisings need a real spark, but who will step up against Big Tech?

European states cannot simply disown their citizens when they become a menace

To meet the challenge, the new president must take a leaf out of China’s book

A country that prides itself on its way with words must teach vital numerical skills

Undercover Economist Tim Harford

Our initial impressions are reinforced by others — and can be hijacked for political ends

A feminist icon striving to build a new Pakistan

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