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Premier insists nation is still growing strongly and denies claims Beijing is engaging in currency war
Pressure from shareholders forces chief executive to reduce leverage
Economic View: But the key here is not to sell with the herd when markets drop sharply, as they did last week, but to ride it out
Headlines about trillions of dollars being wiped off China's wealth assume that its stock market operates like ours, says Ben Chu. This is an illusion – and that's the Communist Party's problem
Everything you need to know about the global stock market meltdown and what it means
Economic View: Political debate about the economy and business would benefit if people focused less on the sums made by individuals and took more account of how they earned it
Lobby group lifts growth forecast but sounds warning on strong pound
Last week’s disaster in Tianjin was the latest consequence of a system that places personal profit before public safety. Ben Chu exposes Xi Jinping’s flawed corruption crusade
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered her biggest parliamentary rebellion yet, when 63 members of her Christian conservative bloc voted against Greece’s new €86bn (£61bn) bailout.
Shares in the commodities trader were worth 530p when it went public in May 2011. Yesterday they touched a new low of 169p – and now the firm is a target for the activist investor who once waged war on the Saatchi brothers
The pay of the bosses of Britain’s top companies continued to stretch away from that of the rest of society in 2014, with the average FTSE 100 chief executive earning 183 times as much as typical UK workers.
Economic View: George Osborne’s apparent desire to push down the UK’s rate of corporation tax until it disappears altogether doesn’t look so smart
FCA and Prudential Regulation Authority reportedly avoiding levy for fear of worsening bank's already precarious capital position
Some argue that the 20-year monopoly privileges typically granted by patent laws are far too long
Threadneedle Street surprises markets on ‘super Thursday’ with dovish message
Ian McCafferty voted to put up rates from their historic floor of 0.5 per cent