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Amazon walking away from $1bn deal?
Amazon walking away from $1bn deal?
Technology

Amazon.com and India’s Flipkart Online Services have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com after disagreeing over price.

1 day ago
Pearson will sell out of Penguin
Pearson will sell out of Penguin

Pearson cut its profit forecast for this year, signalled it will lower the dividend and announced plans to sell its stake ...

1 day ago
China prepares to retaliate on trade
China prepares to retaliate on trade

China is preparing to retaliate if US President-elect Donald Trump carries out promises to impose sanctions on Chinese goods.

1 day ago
Samsung chief questioned behind closed doors
Samsung chief questioned behind closed doors
Technology

A South Korean judge questions Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee behind closed doors to decide whether he should be arrested.

2 days ago
Samsung's succession in disarray
Samsung's succession in disarray
Technology

The long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y. Lee’s position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in.

2 days ago
How the UK will pull out of the EU
How the UK will pull out of the EU

Prime Minister Theresa May pledges to pull Britain out of the European Union’s single market while staying inside parts of its customs union.

2 days ago
Dubai bank keen on Barclays Africa
Dubai bank keen on Barclays Africa
Companies

Abraaj Group, the private-equity firm that invests across emerging markets, is interested in buying Barclays Group’s African business.

2 days ago
China to further open economy
China to further open economy

There are new measures to further open the world's second-largest economy to foreign investment.

2 days ago
UK inflation accelerates
UK inflation accelerates

UK inflation accelerated more than economists forecast in December as signs mounted that the pound’s decline is leading to a surge in import costs.