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* Demand for Alibaba’s bonds hits $55bn | Chinese ecommerce group raises $8bn from maiden debt sale

* Chinese SUV sparks JLR claims of copycat | Landwind’s X7 bears a striking resemblance to Jaguar Land Rover’s wildly successful Evoque Read more

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* US blasts banks’ commodities operations | Senators say Goldman, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan exposed to catastrophic financial risks

* Eurozone recovery slows to 16-month low | Purchasing managers’ index suggests activity will remain weak Read more

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* Batista trial a landmark for Brazil | Former billionaire accused of using Twitter to encourage share buying in bankrupt OGX

* China and Russia to build military ties | Countries say they will strengthen military ties to counter US influence in Asia-Pacific region Read more

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* Shell wins $3bn India tax court case | Ruling follows string of battles between multinational companies and revenue authorities

* Five killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack | Netanyahu vows Israel will respond with a ‘heavy hand’ to action praised by Hamas Read more

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* Space junk or Russian satellite killer? | Mysterious object launched by military perplexing astronomers

* Turkey’s age-old grievances re-emerge | Ankara’s rhetoric has become more anti-western since protests against the government last year Read more

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* Under-fire Putin in early exit from G20 | Departure follows two days of warnings from fellow leaders over the crisis inUkraine

* US confirms Isis has killed US hostage | Kassig death is the fifth such murder of a westerner Read more

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* Fifa in turmoil over Qatar World Cup bid | Football’s governing body accused over corruption allegations

* Abbott raises heat on Putin ahead of G20 | Australian leader and summit host accuses Russian president of bullying Read more

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* India a bright spot in global gold market | Country’s demand for jewellery surges almost 60% in third quarter, says World Gold Council

* Japanese shares outshine region again | Other Asian bourses subdued as investors await Chinese retail sales and industrial output Read more

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* China and US in deal to curb emissions | Obama and Xi bridge discord on how to tackle climate change

* Analysts expect further fall in oil prices | Pira’s Gary Ross forecasts losses regardless of any Opec output cuts Read more

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* Alibaba targets state-dominated sectors | Financial services and healthcare are top priorities for group, as it breaks Singles’ Day records Read more

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* China shows off its new stealth fighter | J-31 targeted at breaking foreign ‘monopoly’ on new-generation jet aircraft

* Alibaba breaks online shopping records | China’s Alibaba smashes $5.8bn Singles’ Day record by lunchtime Read more

One of the most powerful emerging markets fund managers in the US is accusing the west of acting “capriciously” by imposing sanctions on Russia.

Justin Leverenz, who controls the $42.3bn Oppenheimer Developing Markets fund, and who has put 7.2 per cent of his fund into Russian stocks, questioned the wisdom and the motives of a confrontation with the Kremlin over the Ukraine. Read more

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* China and US to liberalise high-tech trade | Deal cutting tariffs in hundreds of product categories ends 18-month stand-off

* Putin builds China links as US ties fray | Move comes two weeks after Moscow accuses US of destabilising the world Read more

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* Safra gobbles up the Gherkin for £726m | London landmark sold to Brazilian billionaire

* Putin seeks to reassure currency markets | Bank of Russia pushes back 4% inflation target to 2017 Read more

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* Russia to increase gas supply to China | Deal for Siberian exports comes as Putin builds investment ties with Asian neighbour to counter growing isolation from the west

* Heavy shelling renews Ukraine war fears | Russia accused of supplying rebels with heavy weaponry and new fighters Read more