- A summary of Monday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, US election and Donald Trump, Italy referendum outcome, ECB, Prudential, RBS, Rio Tinto, Sports Direct, TUI, euro and sterling currencies, and much more...


Markets unprepared for central bank shifts, warns Axel Weber

Market question of the week: how much higher can the dollar go?

ECB treads carefully to avoid taper tantrum

Why states struggle to repatriate looted assets

US share buybacks in line for Trump lift

China lodges formal protest after Donald Trump's Taiwan call

Apple reveals plans for self-driving car

The casualties of Italy's referendum result

Rise of the robot music industry

Saudi Arabia discussed oil output cut with traders ahead of Opec

Rees-Mogg wife's ancestral home benefits from £7.6m state rescue

EU expats deserve a sensible deal on UK residency rights

Boris Johnson plays down payments to EU after Brexit

Paul Nuttall is no friend of Britain's working people

Financial sector struggles to find common vision for Brexit

Austrian voters push back against far-right populism

Italy and Austria vote in crucial tests for European centre ground

Italy's referendum: a guide to the FT's coverage

Trump criticises Beijing in defence of call with Taiwan's leader

Italian referendum: 5 things to watch out for


Prudential opens door to £45bn pensions sale

RBS agrees settlement over ill-fated rights issue

Rio Tinto owner aims to repeat golden touch in mine expansion

China's anger at Dalai Lama visit triggers copper blockade

Upheaval in Italy keeps Europe addicted to QE

Breaking Hollywood: How Sweaty Betty is setting pulses racing in LA


Euro slides to 20-month low and markets braced for turmoil as 'No' wins Italy referendum

Energy giants barred from telling customers how to get off marketing mail database

Accountants urge May to keep pledge to put workers on boards

Formula One still seeking £41m in fees for Indian Grand Prix

Sirius Minerals' £1bn Yorkshire fertiliser mine an investment set to last '100 years'

Comment: Oppositions can hinder the reforms that are vital

Comment: Italian referendum result could shake the rest of Europe into a worryingly volatile 2017

Comment: The European tech sector is finally in a position to rival Silicon Valley

Comment: Saudi Arabia is harnessing technology for the future - now is the moment to embrace change

British cyber security firm ECSC targets £15m Aim float

The week ahead in business and finance

Sports Direct hopes new board recruits will calm City's jitters

Redrow chief complains wildlife regulations are beastly

TUI shrugs off travel woes as long-haul holidays boom

Coaching Inn Group to double its historic sites in £50m expansion


RBS chiefs 'knew investment bank's head wasn't up to the job'

Agency staff to hit one million in Britain, warns charity

Ikea is giving every member of its staff £1,200

Hackers steal 2bn Rubles from Russia's central bank

The daily choice that rich people makeveryone else avoids at all costs


Italy referendum: Single currency falls to 20-month low after defeat

Wolfgang Schauble: Greece 'must reform or leave eurozone'

Britain's agency workers underpaid and exploited, thinktank says

Agency work booming but staff earning hundreds of pounds a year less than employees doing the same job, report finds

Thousands of UK restaurants could go bust, accountancy firm warns

British arms companies buck global trend with increase in sales

ICO reopens file on construction industry blacklisting

Venezuela to issue new bolivar banknotes after dramatic fall in value


Trump defence plans to bolster UK security firm

Five-minute guide hidden expense catalogues Littlewoods La Redoute

Businesses face surge loan defaults Bank of England

Small businesses face surge in loan defaults as lenders 'forget how to price risk'

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