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Territory suffers worst blow to its economy since anti-government demonstrations began

Multiple cameras set up to surveil visitors in the area and Canary Wharf may follow suit

Pound touches three-year low against the euro before rebounding

Cost to hedge against debt default also pushes higher after win by Alberto Fernández

Global Insight James Kynge

One year in, Chinese trade surplus with the US has swollen

Loss of state’s autonomy and army lockdown will bring unrest in longer term, say locals

Litigation financing specialist is embroiled in dispute with short seller Muddy Waters

Falling interest rates, weak trading volumes and automation create brutal summer

Government ministers and sex traffic campaigners want probe into alleged abusers and victims

Legislation designed to cut risk in the banking sector has flooded the market with capital

Tour operator loses fifth of market value as it seeks to add to proposed £750m Fosun-backed rescue

Brexit

A contraction in the second quarter shows the need to avoid no deal

Ways of changing course including no-confidence vote or election unlikely to succeed

Labour market remains strong despite economic and Brexit uncertainty

UK News

Finance secretary wants to take ownership of Ferguson Marine ‘as soon as possible’

Group says it will take £6m charge after uncovering accounting mistake

Landowners say they are being unfairly targeted over deaths of birds of prey and hare culls

‘Potentially transformational’ find could yield more than 100m barrels

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Opinion

Highlights

The ‘Lava Jato’ probe ensnared business and political figures across the region, but claims against a top judge could stop the clean-up

When the musician/producer took the reins of the esteemed jazz label he had Grammys but no corporate credentials

A review of the 16 titles that are competing for this year’s £30,000 prize

Markets News

Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead

Debt with duration of 30-plus years is among best performing assets this year

Pound touches three-year low against the euro before rebounding

Technology

FT Alphaville Jamie Powell

“Investors who dumped Uber stock last week are idiots.”

FT Alphaville Jemima Kelly

Steve Wozniak finds himself in Malta with a token offering endorsed by the prime minister himself.

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