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Donald Trump has criticised the Opec oil producers’ group, saying crude prices are “artificially very high”. In a tweet, the US President said this was “no good” and “would...

Facebook has suspended a Canadian data firm that played a key role in the campaign for the UK to leave the EU. The social media giant said AggregateIQ (AIQ) may have improperly received users’ data. It...

Wall Street shares plunged to their lowest level in weeks on Monday in a wide sell-off led by technology firms. Intel was among the biggest losers, after a report that Apple plans to stop using Intel...

One of Britain’s oldest engineering firms has been sold for £8.1bn to a controversial investment firm. GKN, which has had a hand in making everything from Minis to Spitfires, lost its battle to...

Facebook ended the week $58bn lower in value after its handling of a historic data breach. Its founder Mark Zuckerberg apologised for data breaches that affected 50 million users. The apology did not...

The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven...

Japanese giant Softbank is planning to list its mobile phone business in Tokyo and overseas, according to the Nikkei newspaper. The listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and possibly in London aims to raise...

The US Senate has approved the most sweeping overhaul of the US tax system in more than three decades. The House of Representatives earlier approved the bill comfortably. Republicans have majorities in...

US Republicans from both houses of Congress have revealed their joint bill for the biggest overhaul of the country’s tax system in 30 years. The plan brings the US corporate tax rate down to 21%...

Bitcoin has begun trading on a major exchange for the first time in what is being regarded as a step towards legitimising the digital currency. Trading opened at 23:00 GMT Sunday on the Cboe Futures Exchange...