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ConocoPhillips sells off Nigerian operation US energy giant ConocoPhillips has agreed to sell its Nigerian operations to growing African group Oando for 1.79 billion dollars (1.35 billion euros).
21 декабря 2012
©REUTERS AU Optronics executive guilty in LCD price-fixing case A US jury on Tuesday found a former senior manager at Taiwan-based AU Optronics Corp. guilty of taking part in a global scheme to rig prices of liquid crystal display screens.
19 декабря 2012
'Gulf princesses' hold key to lingerie firm revival Gulf princesses. The key to success holds in two simple words for Maison Lejaby, a historic lingerie maker rescued from collapse 10 months ago, and newly revived as a purveyor of "Made in France" luxury.
12 декабря 2012
PPR joins luxury sector rivals on China gold rush trail PPR, the French retailer that has snapped up Hong Kong jeweller Qeelin, intends to leverage the brand to build its presence in China and across Asia in a path already trodden by up-market rivals such as Richemont and Hermes.
12 декабря 2012
©REUTERS HSBC to sell stake in China insurer Ping An for $9.4 bn Britain's HSBC said Wednesday it would sell its stake in China's second largest life insurer Ping An for $9.4 billion, as it looks to shift its focus back towards its traditional banking business.
05 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of India warns Maldives over airport deal row India warned its neighbour the Maldives on Monday that it might freeze annual aid worth $25 million amid anger over an attempt to kick out the Indian firm managing the main airport in the country.
05 декабря 2012
Tom Mockridge. ©REUTERS Murdoch's British newspaper chief to leave company Rupert Murdoch's top newspaper lieutenant in Britain is to leave his post at the end of the year, it was announced Sunday, heralding the start of a major shake-up at parent company News Corporation.
03 декабря 2012
A SIA Cargo Boeing 747-400 aircraft . ©REUTERS SIA in talks to sell off Virgin Atlantic stake Singapore Airlines said Monday it was in talks with "interested parties" on a possible sale of its 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic as media reports listed US carrier Delta Air Lines as a possible buyer.
03 декабря 2012
ArcelorMittal warns France over pressure on Florange Steel giant ArcelorMittal warned the French government Friday that efforts to force it to sell all of its Florange plant, rather than just the parts it wants to close, threaten the company's presence in France.
25 ноября 2012
Workers carry salt to load it in a supply truck. ©REUTERS Japan, India to cooperate on rare earth production Japan has signed a memorandum of understanding with India to promote joint production of rare earth minerals, a move which will help reduce its reliance on China which controls most of the world's supply.
18 ноября 2012
BP's logo. ©REUTERS BP says in 'advanced discussions' to settle Gulf spill case British energy giant BP said on Thursday it was in advanced discussions to settle open criminal and regulatory cases with US authorities over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.
16 ноября 2012
John McAfee. Photo courtesy of Anti-virus legend McAfee wanted for murder in Belize John McAfee, founder of the eponymous anti-virus company, is on the run for killing another US citizen in a resort town.
13 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Apple still perched high, but seems vulnerable Apple, the world's biggest and perhaps most admired company, seems to have lost some of its luster.
11 ноября 2012
Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich. ©REUTERS Abramovich eyes Australian gas investment - report Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich jetted into Australia for talks with resource company Linc Energy, renowned for its underground coal gasification (UCG) technology.
08 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Cosmetics giant L'Oreal opens huge Indonesia plant Cosmetics giant L'Oreal on Wednesday opened its biggest factory in the world in Indonesia, as it seeks to profit from strong demand for beauty products in fast-growing Asia.
07 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Japan's Suzuki shutters US car business Japan's Suzuki said Tuesday it would shut down its money-losing car business in the United States and file for bankruptcy, citing a strong yen and weak demand for its small cars in the US market.
06 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of Foreign firms owe British taxman £5.5bn Foreign companies in Britain owe around £5.5 billion in taxes, figures unearthed by The Times newspaper showed Saturday.
04 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Duopoly fears after Virgin Australia takes Tiger stake Australia's competition regulator plans to take a hard look at Virgin Australia's planned acquisition of low-cost rival Tiger Airways Australia over concerns about the market becoming a duopoly.
31 октября 2012
Nissan chief wary of China amid island row: report Nissan would think twice before making new investments in China, the firm's chief told the Financial Times, as Japan-brand auto sales dive amid a territorial row between Tokyo and Beijing.
31 октября 2012
Virgin Chairman Sir Richard Branson. ©REUTERS Virgin Australia sells stake to Singapore, pounces on Tiger Virgin Australia on Tuesday sold 10 percent of its business to Singapore Airlines while agreeing to buy a 60 percent stake in Tiger Airways Australia as it upped the ante in its battle with Qantas.
30 октября 2012

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