BUSINESS DAY TV: Is Theresa May’s EU optimism reasonable?

Paul Hollingsworth of Capital Economics offers some insight into the British prime minister’s Brexit pronouncement, which lit a fire under the pound

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Donald Trump’s choice of health secretary may have broken the Stock Act

Tom Price may have broken the law by making a stock purchase just before he introduced legislation that would have benefited the firm

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Brexit a spanner in the works for LSE and Deutsche Boerse merge

Germany and the European Central Bank want a bigger role for Frankfurt in the merged group, which may leave London out in the cold

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Evacuations underway as central Italy hit by more strong earthquakes

Rome ‘wobbled’ as multiple tremors, including three above a magnitude of five, have hit the same area that was devastated by deadly quakes last year

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Nigerian plan for rail link from mines to idle steel mill seen as a test for Buhari

Building a rail link to a steel plant that never got going will be a test of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s resolve to diversify the economy and cut ...

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HSBC says it will shift some UK-based trading staff to Paris after Britain quits EU

HSBC CE Stuart Gulliver says it plans to move some of its UK-based global banking and markets staff from Britain to France when Brexit takes effect

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Big Brother’s daddy: meet the man creating a programme to catch rogue traders

Erkin Adylov was a goatherd in Kyrgyzstan who became a top trader. Now his Behavox startup is building a library of banking villainy as a base for surveillance ...

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Gambia’s Jammeh to stay in office for another three months

As West African nations prepared to send a military force to remove Yahya Jammeh from power, a 90-day state of emergency has been declared

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Edward Snowden can stay a while longer, says Russia

Moscow has given the former US intelligence contractor leave to remain in Russia for ‘another couple of years’

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Some of the ways Donald Trump can weaken the dollar

The president-elect will have a few ways to address the mighty greenback, which he has said is destroying US companies’ competitiveness

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Barack Obama commutes sentence of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning

US president slashes the sentence of the transgender army private, who had been sentenced to 35 years behind bars for handing classified US documents to ...

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Troops may force Jammeh to quit

Gambia’s chief justice refuses to rule on a petition by Yahya Jammeh to hear his objections to his election defeat

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Ukraine charges Russia with sponsoring terrorism

Ukraine also asks the International Court of Justice to order full reparation for the 2014 downing of flight MH17

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Xi makes case for Chinese leadership role

The Chinese president warns against trade war in apparent message to Trump

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Nigerian air force strike on refugee camp ‘kills 52’

Medecins Sans Frontieres says at least 52 killed and 120 wounded as bombs intended for Boko Haram hit refugee camp

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Nightclub attack suspect captured in Turkey

Turkish authorities say the Uzbek national was trained in Afghanistan and had acted on behalf of Islamic State

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