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Memo reveals slow progress to replace existing EU agreements by March 29

Residents and hotel owners impose rent hikes for the annual visit of the global elite

Top candidates to replace Jim Yong Kim from Trump insiders to emerging market alternatives

Government seeks new management team after public opinion turned against detained chief

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Questions abound over how author will handle her finances as the world’s wealthiest woman

President’s approval rating slides as parties seek to avoid political fallout

Venture capital funds pour yet more money into e-mobility revolution

Unprecedented action rebuts SADC and is likely to spur others to weigh in over fraud fears

Stock slides 3.8% in after hours trading after mixed performance on revenues, earnings

Investors are searching for clues as to the severity of the country’s economic slowdown

Tributes flow to late Vanguard founder and pioneer of passive investing industry

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Vanguard founder changed investing for millions and built group that became $5tn investment giant

Report likely to put more scrutiny on controversial Trump administration policy

Kids clothing company is latest to go under as sector struggles to adjust to ecommerce

Annual letter says companies should step up as ‘political dsyfunction’ rises

Opinion

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Anyone who thinks the German city is boring has not really lived here, says FT correspondent

Fortunes of currency are a gauge both of Chinese economy and debt-burdened consumers

Markets Insight David Sheppard

Data suggest investors have increased long positions but the market remains wary

Markets News

Pound stabilises as market waits for next shoe to drop on Brexit

No end in sight as investor nerves jangle over political gridlock

Chinese developers have $55bn of onshore debt maturing this year

Technology

Technology could mean the days of the shoebox full of receipts are numbered

Nine out of 10 shoppers surveyed had bought from Amazon in the past year

Questions abound over how author will handle her finances as the world’s wealthiest woman

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