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Top investor says leaving the FTSE 100 index could lead to forced selling of stock

US ‘pays tens of Billions of Dollars too much to subsidize Europe’, president writes on Twitter

Crude prices rally after steepest one-day fall in two years

Beijing rips up its playbook by wooing support from other nations

Global Insight Edward Luce

The most lethal demagogue is one with a grasp of underlying reality

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Pfizer faced presidential fire for its price rises but others use more subtle tactics

Shares in software maker jumped 16% in after-hours trade

The currency came close to 5 to the dollar before rallying

A330 aircraft held on tarmac in Toulouse while talks continue with Chinese group

Sweetened £14.75-a-share offer comes just hours after Fox’s latest bid

Private sector wants to reduce dependence on petrodollars and create jobs

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Deal to broadcast Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League is a breakthrough for esports

Poll of white-collar workers shows 34% of women and 13% of men have been harassed at work

Company turns to ‘mission specialists’ ahead of attempt to return to public road testing

Firm founded by Jim Millstein has counted Puerto Rico and Caesars among its clients

Opinion

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On his yacht in Lagos, he talks about his ambitious oil refinery — and his dream of buying Arsenal

The continent’s lenders are looking at takeover deals to build scale and defend themselves against US rivals, but is the timing right?

Work placements do not always go to plan, but help is at hand

Markets News

Alibaba, Baidu, and JD postpone share deals as mainland stock market turns bearish

Crude oil prices stabilise following biggest one-day tumble in more than two years

Crude prices rally after steepest one-day fall in two years

Technology

Special Report Cyber Security

As exchanges increase security cyber crooks seek out new soft targets

Special Report Cyber Security

Attackers spread malware through IT service providers

Special Report Cyber Security

Business schools add cyber to the curriculum as attacks become a boardroom matter

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