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Wrapped in polite wording, the World Bank delivers a warning to China

CHINA LOVES political slogans expressed as numbered lists. There are, to name a few, the Two Centenaries, the Three Represents and the Four Comprehensives (not to be confused with the

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How T. Boone Pickens changed corporate finance in America

IN THE EARLY 1950s Thomas Boone Pickens worked as a geologist at Phillips, an oil firm based in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He hated it. His working day was regimented. His colleagues

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Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland

Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation cancelled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. The

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Two British bankers are on trial in Germany’s biggest tax case

OCCASIONALLY MARTIN SHIELDS slips into the jargon of financial markets: OTC (over-the-counter), for trades between banks and private customers; kd-1-11, a code for payments, which confuses his translator. But on

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Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips

Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left

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Humanity will find ways to adapt to climate change

AFTER DESTRUCTIVE storms like Hurricane Dorian, those affected have decisions to make. Should they invest in cellar pumps and better drainage? Should they rebuild with more robust design and materials?

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Asian shares gain on economy hopes, oil edges up on Mideast tensions

Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears of economic deceleration while

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Asian shares edge higher after Fed, investors await BOJ

Asian shares edged higher on Thursday, tracking some modest Wall Street gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest

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Wall Street rises as oil fears recede, market awaits Fed

Wall Street ended higher on Tuesday as the impact of weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil refinery faded

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Wall Street hit by Saudi attacks; energy stocks temper losses

US stocks fell on Monday on global growth worries after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities hit 5% of

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Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep Asian stocks on back foot

Oil futures shed some of their massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of

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Soaring pork prices hog headlines and sow discontent in China

ECONOMISTS RARELY think about the average gestation period of pigs (115 days) or the length of time a sow needs

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Kristalina Georgieva is the sole contender to be the IMF’s next boss

KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA has been mentioned in connection with every leadership role going at international organisations, from secretary-general of the UN

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Hong Kong’s bourse seeks to snap up the London Stock Exchange

RECENT MONTHS have been eventful for bosses in Hong Kong, including Charles Li, the head of the island’s stock exchange.

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Were Mauricio Macri’s mainstream policies doomed from the start?

“WHENEVER I VISIT a country they always say…here it is different,” Rudiger Dornbusch, a legendary economist, once told his students

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The alternatives to privatisation and nationalisation

IT SOUNDS VAGUELY elvish, like something from the pages of Tolkien. In fact, the Charter of the Forest is one

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SP edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease

The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as

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How rock-bottom bond yields spread from Japan to the rest of the world

IT WOULD BE hard to think of a business that is on the face of it quite as dull as

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Asian shares advance on US-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus

Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in the US-China trade dispute and aggressive stimulus from the

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