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The world's most innovative company is a Chinese super app

The world's most innovative company is a Chinese super app

It's not the news Donald Trump's China-hawks would want to hear in the final stretch of a bruising trade negotiation.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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Wall Street edges up in volatile trade day

Wall Street edges up in volatile trade day

US stocks were mostly higher after a volatile late-afternoon trade as the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes from its January meeting showed policymakers thought pausing on US interest rate hikes posed little risk.

  • by Caroline Valetkevitch
'I have questions': The future of a family's $8.4b empire up in the air
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'I have questions': The future of a family's $8.4b empire up in the air

With four wives and 17 kids, few family business dynasties are as powerful - or complex- as the clan led by patriarch Stanley Ho.

  • by Daniela Wei and Blake Schmidt
Why China's $1.2 trillion sharemarket surge has people worried

Why China's $1.2 trillion sharemarket surge has people worried

As suddenly as it rolled in, the crisis of confidence that shook Chinese stocks last year may be ending - but experts are concerned.

  • by Sofia Horta e Costa, Amanda Wang and Cindy Wang
India threatens to send one of its billionaires to jail
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India threatens to send one of its billionaires to jail

In a remarkable warning to India's elite, the country's top court has put a top business executive on notice.

  • by Upmanyu Trivedi
Wall Street advances as Walmart shines
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Wall Street advances as Walmart shines

US stocks gained ground as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level US-China trade talks resumed in Washington.

  • by Stephen Culp
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The 'new normal': nothing to see here

The 'new normal': nothing to see here

We have had a correction in a bull market rather than a long-term peak.

  • by Marcus Padley
Why uncertainty is essential to markets
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Why uncertainty is essential to markets

There is no shortage of uncertainty in markets at the moment - but that is not necessarily a bad thing.

  • by Tom Stevenson
European stocks hold onto four-month highs on trade talks hopes
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European stocks hold onto four-month highs on trade talks hopes

European stocks hovered around their highest level in four months on Monday as hopes of progress in US-China trade talks buoyed markets.

  • by Helen Reid
'We need to deliver': Everything goes wrong for Australian billionaire's successor
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'We need to deliver': Everything goes wrong for Australian billionaire's successor

After 30 years working alongside one of Australia's most famous fund managers, Andrew Clifford took over. It's proving to be a tough act to follow.

  • by Matthew Burgess and Sarah Wells
The art of the fake victory lap: In Trump's mind, he never loses
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The art of the fake victory lap: In Trump's mind, he never loses

Even as a businessman, in the face of obvious failure, Trump never admitted to coming off second best.

  • by Timothy L O'Brien