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Landmark party conclave will cement president’s status as a transformative leader


Hedge fund billionaire’s NGO has come under fire from some governments

US trade chief Lighthizer urges Canada and Mexico to ‘give up a little bit of candy’

Goldman and Morgan Stanley benefit from financing of corporate takeovers

Inside Business Leo Lewis

Scandals like this might one day be seen as catalysts of better management

Economic growth data will come as Communist party begins leadership transition

Financial pundit thanks God black people did not settle America in newsletter

Tussle between cobalt producers and Volkswagen highlights a key battle

Big Blue revenues slipped again, but by less than feared, sparking share price bounce

Plans for technology-enabled environment raise privacy concerns

Former insider offers glimpse into bare-knuckle politics and alleged Chinese corruption

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Europe News

Party leader rejects Macron reforms and suggests push in Eurosceptic direction

Papers show deep concern in Dublin for change to rules that underpin trade

Daphne Caruana Galizia killed by car bomb after making corruption allegations

Christopher Burghardt is latest top executive to leave troubled ride-hailing app


Video Companies

Deal will save jobs in UK, Canada and China amid spat with rival Boeing


Chen Min’er’s likely promotion seen as barometer of presidential clout

Families can often resemble a play, with each member assigned a scripted role

How chocolate has become the banker’s latest venture

Markets News

Renminbi firms as Chinese Communists launch party congress

QE could be scaled back from €60bn a month to €20bn, but extended until late 2018

Analysis Oil

Positioning by hedge funds suggests further gains for crude appear limited


The technology company is close to finally increasing revenues — then what?

Fukuoka, Kyoto and Tokyo’s Shibuya district are all staking their claim

Fund uneasily straddles the line between corporate rescue and venture capital

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