Aug 29, 2016
Oil Refining Empire Helps Sinopec Beat Chinese Energy Rivals
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., the refining giant known as Sinopec, outshined its domestic state-run rivals in the first half of the year as its fuel-making business helped it weather the worst crude crash in a generation.
Aug 26, 2016
UK economic growth: what the economists say
'Today's data confirms that the UK economy was in reasonable shape going into the referendum vote ...'
Aug 25, 2016
US condemns EU over plan to demand millions from Apple in unpaid taxes
The US warned that if Brussels pushes ahead with threatened plans to demand as much as £14.4bn from Apple for alleged unpaid taxes it will 'consider potential responses'
Aug 24, 2016
Lloyds boss affair claims: Read Antonio Horta-Osorio's statement in full
In a message sent to the bank's employees, Horta-Osorio acknowledged his mistakes while insisting that staff and himself had to maintain the highest professional standards
Aug 23, 2016
Taiwan probes Mega Financial after U.S. money laundering-related fine
Taiwan is investigating if Mega Financial Holding Co and its banking unit broke local criminal laws in a case that led to U.S. authorities fining the state-controlled group $180 million for anti-money laundering violations.
Aug 22, 2016
New research reveals the 'spectacular' secrets of Britain's earliest stone circles
The two oldest stone circles in the country were built to align with the sun and moon
Aug 19, 2016
Oil enters bull market as prices continue rising
Crude prices have roared back to enter a bull market this week, rallying more than 20 percent from lows earlier this month amid hopes an upcoming OPEC meeting might stabilize global oversupply.
Aug 18, 2016
Melbourne is named the world's most liveable city
As Sydney slides to 11th placed over 'terrorism fears'