Jan 5, 2017
Lone Star Is Picked for Talks to Buy Portugal's Novo Banco
Lone Star Funds was selected by Portugal's central bank as the best-placed bidder to conclude talks on the purchase of Novo Banco SA, the lender that emerged from the breakup of Banco Espirito Santo SA.
Jan 4, 2017
Next's gloomy 2017 forecast drags down fashion retail shares
Next's share price slumped by 10% after the fashion and homewares retailer warned of a tough year ahead amid rising inflation and shoppers switching away from buying clothing.
Jan 2, 2017
Bitcoin jumps above $1,000 for first time in three years
Digital currency bitcoin kicked off the new year by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years late on Sunday, having outperformed all central-bank-issued currencies with a 125 percent climb in 2016.
Dec 28, 2016
Tesla, Panasonic will produce solar cells together in Buffalo
Tesla Motors and Panasonic will jointly manufacture cells for solar panels at a Tesla factory in Buffalo, the companies said Tuesday
Dec 20, 2016
Facebook charged with misleading EU over $19bn WhatsApp deal
Facebook has been charged with misleading EU regulators over its $19bn (£15.4bn) takeover of WhatsApp, an accusation that could land the company with a multi-million dollar fine.
Dec 19, 2016
BP agrees $1bn deal for stake in massive African offshore gasfields
BP has agreed its second huge deal in days with the energy giant revealing a near $1bn investment in gas fields off Northwest Africa.
Dec 16, 2016
Super Mario Run: Nintendo shares plunge amid bad reviews, reducing company's value by $2 billion
The falling share price appears to be the result of worries about whether interest in the game will actually become cash
Dec 14, 2016
Google spins off self-driving car division, signalling new direction
Google's self-driving cars have graduated from the company's "moonshot division", X labs, to become a full-blown subsidiary of umbrella group Alphabet, called Waymo.