Switzerland’s Holcim and French rival Lafarge confirmed Friday that there are holding talks to merge and create the world’s largest cement company.
French telecom group Bouygues stepped up its bid to buy mobile phone operator SFR from Vivendi on Friday, launching a new phase in a huge fight over market positions in France.
The Indian government has appointed R Gandhi as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years, effective April 3, the central bank said on Thursday.
8211; The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly widened in February as exports hit a five-month low, suggesting first-quarter growth could be much weaker than initially anticipated. Still, the economy is on track to regain…
The European Parliament on Thursday voted to exempt international flights from paying for their carbon emissions following intense pressure from national governments not to extend current rules beyond domestic air travel.
A tax break used by big companies to avoid U.S corporate income tax on capital transfers between offshore units, known as the look.
Microsoft on Wednesday took on Apple’s Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed “Cortana.”
The European Central Bank is not expected to cut its key interest rates on Thursday, even though inflation in the euro area slowed sharply last month, analysts said.
Premier Li Keqiang said the necessary policies were in place BEIJING, (Reuters) – Activity in China’s services industry rose to a four-month high in March, a private survey showed on Thursday, even as persistent…
Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee: No link to court case SEOUL, 2014 (AFP) – South Korea’s Samsung Electronics said Thursday its chairman Lee Kun-Hee had no link “whatsoever” to a case that has led India’s…
Britain’s Marks & Spencer plans to grow its international profits by 40 percent over the next three years by expanding its number of overseas stores by more than a half.
Trading on Singapore Exchange Ltd’s derivatives market, one of Asia’s major trading venues for equity and commodity contracts, was suspended for over three hours on Tuesday due to technical problems.
U.S manufacturing activity slowed in March after nearing a four-year high in February, but the rate of growth and the pace of hiring remained strong, an industry report showed on Tuesday.
OPEC’s oil output fell in March to its lowest since December, a Reuters survey found on Tuesday, as Iraq’s oil revival suffered a setback and outages cut output in African producers.
The European Union will make a swift payment of financial aid to Ukraine, the European Union’s economy chief said on Tuesday, dismissing the possibility of economic sanctions against Russia unless it takes more action.
8211; U.S. construction spending barely rose in February as outlays on private residential construction projects recorded their biggest decline in seven months, a sign that severe weather continues to hobble the…
Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline, said Monday it will cancel most of its flights later this week due to a pilots’ strike.
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline on Monday announced a five-year investment programme for sub-Saharan Africa to fuel the company’s growth and to serve an area with “pressing health needs”.
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.5 percent in March, official data showed on Monday, the lowest rate since the financial crisis, stoking fears the bloc could be heading for a damaging cycle of deflation.
Oil prices fell on Monday as dealers booked profits after strong gains last week fuelled by positive US economic data and the tensions in Ukraine.
U.S conglomerate General Electric is exploring the sale of its GE Money Bank unit in the Nordic region, which could fetch up to 2 billion euros ($2.
Dubai World, the conglomerate at the centre of the emirate’s debt crisis, has the means to make its first big repayment on time next year and expects to pay off more of its debt ahead of schedule, a top executive said.
Britain could save 1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) a year in electricity costs by 2020 by doubling its interconnector capacity with Europe, network operator National Grid said on Monday.
FRANKFURT, April 1: (Reuters) – Some of the yield-hungry investors pouring money into the financing of aeroplanes are likely to make losses, as they have pushed interest rates down to levels that sometimes do not…
Bloomberry Resorts Corp hopes to recreate the magic of Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands with the expansion of its $1.2 billion Solaire casino.
U.S stock investors will take their cues this week from March jobs data and diplomacy to defuse East-West tensions over Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
8211; In forcing automaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd to backtrack on a controversial production deal with its Japanese parent, a group of Indian fund managers scored a rare win that heralds…