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The rich are betting they can buy their way to a longer life

The successor to income inequality is longevity inequality.

UK goes a record 55 hours without coal as clean power expands

During the same time wind turbines produced more power.

World stocks at four-week highs as earnings rekindle risk appetite

Investors are refocusing on fundamentals following weeks dominated by geopolitical tensions.

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92 – family

She was the wife of the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and mother of the 43rd, George W. Bush.

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for racial tolerance training

In response to protests and calls for boycotts after the arrest of two black men waiting in a Philadelphia store.

Global leaders seek to reignite fight against deadly malaria

Renewed action and boosted funding could prevent 350 million cases of the disease in the next five years and save 650,000 lives.

IMF chief economist says there is still time to avoid trade war

Obstfeld states that a more multilateral discussion may help the current situation from worsening.

Netflix surges as users stay loyal despite higher prices

CEO Reed Hastings boasts that its subscriber loyalty is due to its 'spectacular content'.

BlackRock’s biggest stock-picking fund likes Facebook shares

Facebook shares have recently taken a 10% knock as a result of a privacy scandal.

Global growth expected to remain robust through 2019

IIF upgrades global growth forecast for 2018 by 0.2pp to 3.5%.

BlackRock’s biggest stock-picking fund likes Facebook shares

Making the social media company a top 10 equity holding.

Investors unmoved by Syria attack

Investors fear that the US strike on Syria will become the new catalyst to sell risk assets.

Syria strikes lock US and Russia into new era of animosity

Since the missile strikes, these two nations can't seem to even be in the same room.

Singapore still world’s costliest city; Paris, Zurich second

Low inflation pushes Tokyo and Osaka further down the ranks.

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