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Oil prices dipped on Wednesday after industry data showing a build in US crude stockpiles added to worries about oversupply, but hopes for a swift eco(...)

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Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, bouncing back from the previous session’s large losses, as investors looked for bargains and supported by hopes that (...)

Marie Kondo: the tidying guru says that with the right items in one’s home, more really can be less. Photograph: Netflix

The Japanese tidying guru Marie Kondo appears to have adopted a new approach to decluttering: rid your home of things that don’t “spark joy”, then rep(...)

Customers wait in line to use an automated teller machine (ATM) at a Japan Post Co branch in Hachioji. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In early July, the 61-year-old chief executive of 7pay appeared on TV to apologise after the launch of one of Japan’s most hotly-anticipated mobile pa(...)

 Lyft’s co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer laid out a vision of the company as a way to reduce traffic and pollution, make cities more liveable and encourage connections among people of different backgrounds. Photograph: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The San Francisco-based car-booking app Lyft has kicked off what is expected to be a record-breaking race by tech companies to the public markets this(...)

  An attendee    tries out the Lenovo augmented reality glasses at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February  2018. Photograph: Reuters

Foldable phones and 5G will be among the key talking points at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, the largest annual global gathering for t(...)

Telco unit SoftBank Corp on Monday priced its stock at 1,500 yen apiece, as previously indicated. Photograph: Reuters

SoftBank is set to raise 2.65 trillion yen (€20.6 billion) in Japan’s biggest-ever IPO – a share sale widely regarded as finalising the group’s transi(...)

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A sell-off in global equities resumed in Asia and US and European futures slid as Chinese shares snapped a two-day rally. The dollar traded around the(...)

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Oil traded near $70 a barrel as investors assessed the threat to US production from a storm that is forecast to strike the Gulf Coast as well as risin(...)

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Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the euro struggled near six-month lows as early elections loomed in Italy, although a revival in diplomatic talks wit(...)

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