Sirius Minerals digs deep to make fertiliser mine a reality

British-born entrepreneur needs $3bn to finish project in North York Moors

Fatal fever ravages China’s pig farms and shakes food markets

Pork prices forecast to soar as deaths from disease expected to reach 130m

US tech IPOs: viva loss vagueness

Start-ups with the biggest private valuations may not be the first to make a move

Samsung Galaxy Fold launch events delayed in China

Two events are postponed following reports of broken screens from smartphone reviewers.

UK companies cut money set aside for legal claims

Amount earmarked by FTSE 100 businesses dropped 27% between 2016 and 2017

Chinese stocks fall on fears of fresh ‘shadow banking’ purge

Drop of 2.3% in benchmark share index follows communiqué from politburo

Ukraine’s currency rises with Zelensky on track for sweeping win

Exit polls suggest comedian scored landslide victory in Sunday’s election

Argentina’s growing poverty raises tough questions for IMF

Necessary social spending could increase the deficit and once again spook the markets

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

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Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan boss hit with fresh charge

Carlos Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, now faces four charges in Japan over misconduct allegations.

UBS remains top-performing foreign fund house in China

Invesco, JPMorgan and Schroders well placed in market forecast to hit $9tn by 2023

Why American CEOs are worried about capitalism

Fearing a backlash against business if a Democrat wins the White House, some chief executives are pushing for pre-emptive reforms

Beware managers taking on too much capital

Large wealth houses have raised the lower limits on the size of fund on their buy lists

Tesla says investigating car explosion in Shanghai

A video circulating on Chinese social media appears to show a parked Tesla car erupting into flames.

Macro hedge funds hopeful the good times are back

Broader market conditions look more favourable after QE’s distorting effects