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* Dollar recovers ground after dovish Fed | Bond yields fall while equities cheer prospect of lower-for-longer US rates Read more

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* Clear victory for Netanyahu in Israel | Likud party in decisive defeat of centre left opposition

* Chinese workers strike over benefits | Protests rise in China as labour relations grow increasingly fractious amid slowing economy Read more

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* Europeans defy US to join China-led bank | France, Germany and Italy follow Britain in signing up to AIIB

* Israelis vote in knife-edge election | Poll seen as referendum on the leadership of three-term Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Read more

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* One million join anti-Rousseff protests | Increasing hardship in Brazil sparks calls for president’s impeachment

* Putin appears in public for first time in 11 days | Vladimir Putin is alive and well. Or, to be more precise, the Russian president has appeared in public for the first time since March 5. Read more

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* Alibaba deal values Snapchat at $15bn | Chinese ecommerce giant invests $200m in social app

* Blacklist Putin loyalists, says Navalny | Russian opposition tells FT of frustration over sanctions and impact of Nemtsov death Read more

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* Fed rate rise is overdue, says Bullard | Central bank risks holding fire too long given economic recovery, says head of St Louis Fed

* Knock-off Apple Watches on sale in China | Suspiciously affordable versions of the devices are already on offer on Chinese websites Read more

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* Optimists see end for Brazil currency woe | Hopes pinned on technocrat finance minister Joaquim Levy pushing through austerity budget

* Gold surrenders gains for the year | Speculation about usage in Apple Watch Edition fails to lift price Read more

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* Juncker calls for creation of EU army | European Commission president says collective force will help counter threats to ‘European values’

* Two men charged over Nemtsov murder | Chechen leader comes to defence of suspect Read more

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* Hanergy’s Li tops Forbes’ China rich list | Stock jump of 75% in 3 days swells wealth of solar film group’s founder

* China lowers growth target to ‘around 7%’ | Goal signals acceptance country’s economy has entered ‘new normal’ Read more

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* China lowers growth target to ‘around 7%’ | New goal signals acceptance country’s economy has entered ‘new normal’

* Asia downbeat after Wall Street retreat | Chinese stocks falter after policymakers cut GDP growth target to 7% Read more

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* Israel PM warns against Iran nuclear deal | Obama administration reacts angrily to Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress

* Ukraine sharply raises rates to 30% | Move aims to shore up the plunging currency and temper spiralling inflation Read more

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* Glencore chief upbeat on oil trading | Forecast of ‘blow out’ year for business if current trend persists

* Thousands pay respects to Boris Nemtsov | Investigators yet to identify any suspects in connection with killing Read more

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* Anti-Maidan movement creates fear in Moscow | Putin critics become targets for groups allied to Kremlin

* Toyota says Russia will stay profitable | Carmaker focuses on mass premium vehicles Read more

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* Fridman attacks North Sea deal threat | Billionaire’s fund says government plans to block investment ‘not rational’

* Boris Nemtsov: Last words in FT interview | Edited highlights from discussion with politician Read more

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* Thousands march in memory of Nemtsov | Critics blame Putin while officials portray killing as attempt to destabilise Russia

* Fridman legal threat over North Sea block | Russian billionaire’s plans run in to fear of more sanctions Read more

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* Ghana reaches $1bn deal with IMF | Ghana’s predicament is seen by analysts as a warning sign for some other countries

* China becomes Volvo’s biggest market | Geely ownership pays off for Swedish carmaker and clears way for further expansion Read more

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* Ghana reaches $1bn deal with IMF | Ghana’s predicament is seen by analysts as a warning sign for some other countries

* China becomes Volvo’s biggest market | Geely ownership pays off for Swedish carmaker and clears way for further expansion Read more

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* StanChart appoints Bill Winters as chief | Chairman John Peace is also to step down

* RBS ditches standalone investment bank | State-owned lender steps up restructuring after seventh consecutive annual loss Read more

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* Brazil hit by Petrobras downgrade | Bonds, equities and currency rocked after Moody’s cuts oil group’s ratings

* New York men charged with Isis conspiracy | Arrests of Brooklyn residents come as FBI warns young people are being radicalised across the US Read more

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* World equity index reaches new high | Fed chief’s comments on US economy and rate rise timing relax traders

* Oil producer Gulf Keystone up for sale | Kurdistan-focused group has talked ‘with a number of parties’ Read more