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Companies were confident a deal was close, and then the president issued a new tariff threat

French president reiterates objection to ‘lead candidate’ process for European Commission head

Citadel market maker says he waited his ‘entire career to trade a stock like this’

EU, France, Germany and UK in joint warning over Iran’s threat to revive atomic programme

Global Insight Edward Luce

American tax-deductible system of giving favours richer donors

As the country goes to the polls, it faces a profound question: is it a multifaith society or a Hindu-first nation?

Party set to win reduced majority in most competitive poll since dawn of democracy in 1994

Decision to suspend one-week repo funding comes as lira faces heavy pressure

Fears that short-range ballistic missiles were fired as Kim Jong Un seeks to pressure US

Milan-based group to trim Italian bond exposure in what some see as potential M&A set-up

Moura hat-trick sends Amsterdam side out of European football’s biggest club competition

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Executive will oversee improvements demanded by regulators after fake accounts scandal

Donald Trump had attacked carmaker over plan to end production at Lordstown factory

Meng Wanzhou’s defence team cites ‘corrosive’ effect of Trump comments on her case

Vote comes as White House asserts executive privilege over Mueller report and materials

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The GMO co-founder pledged 98 per cent of his wealth to an environmental foundation he and his wife Hanne started in 1997

An ongoing dispute between the film festival and the streaming giant could forever reshape the movie business

FT Magazine Gillian Tett

The US admissions scandal shone a light on a broader ethical question around funding

Markets News

New EU transparency rules have radically altered investor-company introductions

Citadel market maker says he waited his ‘entire career to trade a stock like this’

China’s CSI 300 is now on course for its worst week since October

Technology

Inside Business Richard Waters

Chief Bob Swan cautions chipmaker faces anaemic revenue growth and slipping margins

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Pair battle over whether to pursue profits or state demands for cutting-edge technology

New investment vehicle may launch with SoftBank as sole investor

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