Qatar will invest £5 billion in Britain within five years in a boost for the post-Brexit economy, Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani announced Monday.
A row between Heineken and a small Romanian brewer backed by the Hungarian government looked to be over Monday, just days after Budapest threatened to ban the Dutch giant’s famous red star logo.
The EU on Monday approved a $130 billion mega-merger of US agri-chemicals giants Dow Chemical and DuPont, paving the way for major consolidation in a sensitive sector for farmers and the environment.
Stock markets dropped Monday and the dollar slid against rivals on concerns that the collapse of US President Donald Trump’s repeal of Obamacare could leave him struggling to push through his promised tax-cut and infrastructure spending policies.
Growth in eurozone banks’ lending to businesses slowed in February, figures from the European Central Bank showed Monday.
German business confidence rose to its highest level in more than five and a half years in March, a regular survey showed Monday, beating analysts’ forecasts for a slight decline.
Wall Street’s historic rallies since Donald Trump’s election overvalue the president’s pledged pro-business tax and regulatory policies, according to a survey of economists released Monday.
State-owned Chinese energy major Sinopec said 2016 net profit jumped 44 percent, its first annual profit rise in three years, as strong demand and better margins in its downstream refining business helped offset low oil prices.
Shares in Toshiba plunged Monday on a report that said its loss-hit US nuclear unit could be placed into bankruptcy protection as early as this week.
Most Asian markets fell Monday and the dollar struggled on fears the collapse of Donald Trump’s repeal of Obamacare could mean he will struggle to push through his promised tax-cut and infrastructure spending policies.
Worries are whirring in Britain’s smaller financial centres — which together employ far more people than the glamorous City of London — that the looming EU departure will lead to heavy job losses.