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Friday, December 19, 2014

Financial Times

China data revision lifts GDP by $308bn

4 hours 50 minutes ago
But 3.4% adjustment, equivalent to entire Singapore economy, may not allay scepticism over country’s official statistics

Unilever drops egg-free mayonnaise suit

Hellman’s maker withdraws legal action as Just Mayo group Hampton Creek raises $90m in new funds

US says strike killed senior Isis leaders

Officials see the loss of commanders affecting the group’s ability to conduct military operations

Luxembourg drops bid to keep tax list secret

EU Commission widens probe and asks all member states to reveal deals

Global stocks bolstered by Fed “patience”

Global risk appetite buoyed by US central bank’s latest policy statement

BASF and Gazprom scrap energy asset swap

‘Difficult political environment’ blamed for failure of German-Russian deal

Goldman elevates Murdoch banker to key job

John Waldron promoted to co-head of investment bank

Sony hack a US ‘national security matter’

White House debates response to ‘serious’ cyber attack by ‘sophisticated actor’

Sony hack leaves US looking powerless

Saying North Korea is linked to attack exposes the dilemma facing Washington

Euphoria hits Cuba amid doubts on detente

Easing of US relations could spark a boom but large-scale emigration is a risk

Regulator eases Bitcoin licence burden

New York is first to float rules for the fledgling cryptocurrency

Opec takes a big bet by holding output

Short-term pressures could cause more pain than expected and pave the way for further cuts

Alibaba flies flag in banner year for IPOs

Several records were shattered as flotations hit their highest level since the dotcom bubble

BA-owner IAG eyeing bid for Aer Lingus

Shares in Irish airline jump amid bid interest

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