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Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:05:58 GMT

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Exchange traded funds: open and closed case

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:05:58 GMT

More scrutiny from regulators should help this $3.3tn market grow

China property: interior decoration

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:40:16 GMT

Government efforts to cool the market are unlikely to work for long

Profit warnings: freaky Thursday

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:29:51 GMT

Sometimes, it really is just a coincidence

BAT/Reynolds: gasp

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:09:47 GMT

Buying out its US associate will enhance BAT’s cash generation still further

Microsoft: cirrus contender

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:30:30 GMT

Success in the cloud has reinvigorated the software giant and threatens Amazon

AT&T/Time Warner: Not another sequel

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:02:41 GMT

A full-blown acquisition looks hard to pull off

Verizon: Changing channels

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:30:33 GMT

Being boring sometimes is not an option any more

Bankinter: recovery position

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:54:39 GMT

The Spanish lender’s results demonstrate why it leads its peers

Sky: cell division

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:39:04 GMT

Group is diving into a very shallow pool with its entry into the UK mobile market

Nestlé: deflation and inflation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:52:11 GMT

Bulking up its skin health business would be an expensive affair

JPMorgan in China: for richer

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:25:54 GMT

Some marriages just do not go the distance but money can ease the path to separation

Eurotunnel: no light yet

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:35:29 GMT

Shares reflect uncertainty of UK trade flows to come

Climate risk: system theory

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:32:10 GMT

Transparency can shed light on risks of transition to low-carbon world

Carrefour: the real deal

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:49:33 GMT

An IPO of its Brazilian unit looks increasingly likely

Saudi bonds: sand castles

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:13:38 GMT

Saudi’s bond debut is not just a bet on oil prices rising, but on structural change

Travis Perkins: drilling down

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:53:03 GMT

Brexit is both a challenge and opportunity for tool merchants

Mitsubishi Motors — hydra-head

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:08:28 GMT

The market’s positive reaction to Carlos Ghosn’s appointment as chief is overdone

Intel: look outside

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:33:22 GMT

Chipmaker has to bet bigger on acquisitions in higher growth sectors

Goldman Sachs: lends itself to profits

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:32:24 GMT

Bond trading is not guaranteed, so the bank is looking to other earnings streams

UK IPOs: floating some ideas

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:08:18 GMT

Reform of the listings process is urgently needed in the City of London