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Jul 29, 2015

Emerging currencies hit 15-year lows

China market impact and falling commodities reverberate across globe. Raw-material exporters Brazil, Russia and Colombia have suffered some of the heaviest sell-offs as falls in the price of commodities such as oil, copper and iron ore continued unabated this week

Jul 29, 2015

High Ho! Disneyland Paris faces Brussels pricing probe

Amusement park accused of overcharging British and German customers on the basis of where they live. Consumers have accused Disneyland Paris of illegally blocking their access to cheap deals available to residents of France or Belgium

Jul 29, 2015

Virgin Galactic rocket granted licence despite ‘human error’ fears

Probe finds regulator saw scope for human error but still issued waiver to rocket operator. National Transportation Safety Board presented findings of its investigation into why the suborbital rocket crashed during a test flight in October last year, killing the co-pilot

Jul 29, 2015

The UK economy at a glance

The FT’s one-stop overview of key economic data, including GDP, inflation, unemployment, the major business surveys, the public finances and house prices. With signs of recovery in the Eurozone, and continuing low oil prices, most economists are optimistic about the prospects for the rest of the year

Jul 29, 2015

The warning signs of trade stagnation

Data highlight investment slowdown and limits to recovery. 'Structural forces can explain why trade is growing more slowly — they cannot explain why it is barely growing at all,' writes Stephanie Flanders, chief market strategist for Europe, JPMorgan Asset Management

Jul 29, 2015

Bonus feature: Cyber insecurity - when 95% isn’t good enough

Banks have poured millions of dollars into securing their computer networks, but the number of hacks is rising. The financial industry is the most frequent target, facing 300 per cent more cyber attacks than any other sector, according to a report

Jul 29, 2015

Free to view bonus video: Melrose's big disposal

UK-listed industrial group Melrose has sold Elster, its electricity and utilities group, to US industrial giant Honeywell for £3.3bn. Lex's Oliver Ralph and Rochelle Toplensky discuss why it sold such a large part of its business and what it will do with the proceeds

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