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After several years of cheap money and soaring prices, there are growing signs of problems in property markets
State-owned CRRC faces claims that its rail cars could be used for spying
In the face of intense scrutiny and allegations can the country’s clerics restore trust?
Central bank worries that cutting rates would be seen as caving in to the White House
Strained relations between Berlin and Paris make it hard to predict who will end up running the commission and ECB
Critics blame insufficient capital expenditure since privatisation and a system that allows sewage to be dumped into waterways
Despite being hit hard by the rise of ecommerce, the book trade believes it has found ways to thrive
As he bids to lead Taiwan, Terry Gou must respond to challenges such as the US-China trade war and a shift to niche products
Mohammed bin Salman’s plan was predicated on co-opting the private sector, but the project has made life difficult
The potential downfall of a star stockpicker has dealt a blow to active fund managers
Can the hard-charging culture at Kirkland & Ellis survive a dip in dealmaking?
Moscow is developing a ‘sovereign’ web that critics say will enhance official power to silence dissent
China believes its near-monopoly gives it leverage over the US but supply cuts would spur rival producers
The British city is using education to continue its post-industrial reinvention and spur a building boom
Several billionaires are investing in new satellites to meet internet demand. But many existing companies in the sector are struggling
The proposed €33bn deal will have to overcome significant challenges in France, Italy and Japan
New rules aim to reduce sulphur emissions from one of the world’s most polluting sectors but higher fuel prices are likely
With the two-party system cracking up, the routes out of the impasse are likely to be a general election or another referendum
Pumped hydro can generate electricity to offset irregular wind and solar power. But critics worry it is too expensive
Xi Jinping is ploughing billions into resettling rural residents. Will it work?
After the Brumadinho dam disaster — that killed 231 — the Brazilian group is facing intense scrutiny
Curbs on the Chinese company play into the trade war rhetoric. But American industry fears it has a lot to lose from the dispute
The US president is confident of winning a new round of legal battles
The US and Europe fear the country’s dominance of the global market in lithium
If the prime minister wins a second term, he must arrest a slowdown in growth rate