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Russian firm to pay Venezuela $1.1 bn in joint oil venture Russian oil giant Rosneft will pay Venezuela $1.1 billion to take part in a joint oil-extraction venture in the crude-rich southeast.
14 февраля 2013
Peugeot unveils historic 5 bn euro loss for 2012 Embattled French auto giant PSA Peugeot Citroen announced Wednesday a massive net loss of five billion euros ($6.7 billion) for 2012, the worst result in its history.
13 февраля 2013
Finmeccanica Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Giuseppe Orsi. ©REUTERS/Remo Casilli Italy defence firm chief arrested for India bribes: reports Italian police on Tuesday arrested the chief executive of aerospace and defence giant Finmeccanica for corruption and embezzlement in relation to alleged bribes given to the Indian government.
12 февраля 2013
American and US Airways near mega-merger American Airlines and US Airways are close to striking a merger deal that would create the largest airline in the United States in the latest bout of consolidation in the US aviation industry.
12 февраля 2013
Dell buyout highlights PC sector woes: analysts Dell's plan to take the computer giant private offers an opportunity to return to its start-up roots, but won't solve the fundamental problems facing the company and the PC sector.
06 февраля 2013
Barclays announces departure of senior bank staff Barclays on Monday said that its finance director and top legal expert had decided to leave the bank, as the British lender undergoes a shake-up in the wake of the Libor rate-rigging scandal.
05 февраля 2013
Pfizer unit Zoetis makes strong market debut Zoetis, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's animal-health division, made a dramatic debut on Wall Street Friday as the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.
02 февраля 2013
Photo courtesy of geeksofdoom.com Hostess selects lead bidders after $410 mn offer Twinkie manufacturer Hostess said Wednesday it had chosen a joint offer from investment firms C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management LLC as the lead bid to buy the popular snack maker.
01 февраля 2013
Photo courtesy of topnews.ae Philips returns to profit, sells entertainment business Electronics giant Philips on Tuesday reported 2012 net profits of 231 million euros (311 million dollars), after losses of 1.29 billion euros in 2011, and announced the sale of its entertainment business to focus further on health products.
31 января 2013
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. ©REUTERS Tech entrepreneur Musk offers to help Boeing Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, founder of the electric carmaker Tesla and aeronautics firm SpaceX, has offered to help Boeing fix apparent problems with the batteries in its grounded 787 Dreamliner.
30 января 2013
©REUTERS Starbucks may pull British investment over tax issue: report Starbucks has threatened to suspend millions of pounds of investment in Britain over what it sees as unfair targeting by Prime Minister David Cameron over its tax affairs.
27 января 2013
Apple loses world's most valuable company crown Apple shares extended their losses Friday, ending a miserable week for the California tech giant as it surrendered its position as the world's biggest company based on market value.
27 января 2013
Photo courtesy of swimcrunch.com Gatorade pulls 'fire retardant' additive PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade said Friday it was removing an ingredient from its popular citrus-flavored sports drink that has a second life as a fire retardant.
26 января 2013
Apple hails results but outlook knocks stock price Apple shares slid about 10 percent Wednesday after the tech giant posted record profits and sales of its iPhones and iPads but offered a disappointing forecast for the coming months.
25 января 2013
KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare US fast food giant Yum! Brands has apologised to customers of its Chinese KFC restaurants after a scandal over tainted chicken that dented sales at the popular chain.
12 января 2013
©REUTERS AIG refuses to join lawsuit against US government The board of giant insurer AIG decided Wednesday not to join a private shareholder lawsuit against the US government over the $182 billion rescue of the insurer in 2008.
11 января 2013
©REUTERS India set to clear IKEA retail plan: minister India is on track to approve a bid by Swedish furniture giant IKEA to open its trademark blue-and-yellow stores in the country as it seeks big new markets for its flat-pack products.
28 декабря 2012
STX France lands major luxury liner order An ailing French shipyard landed a multi-million-dollar contract Thursday as a US cruise company announced it was ordering a massive luxury liner from STX France at Saint Nazaire.
28 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of straightouthegate.com S. Korea's KT bids for Vivendi stake in Maroc South Korean mobile operator KT said Wednesday it has submitted a preliminary bid for French group Vivendi's stake in Moroccan carrier Maroc in a deal estimated to be worth more than $7 billion.
27 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of smriticommodities.com US-Japan joint venture picked for Mozambique gas project A joint venture consisting of US company CB&I and Japan's Chiyoda Corporation has been picked to participate in a liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique.
26 декабря 2012

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