Thursday, December 5, 2013
Tesco, the world's third-biggest retailer, fell back to an underlying sales decline in its main British market in its third quarter, raising new questions over its recovery strategy.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is paying for lawyers to represent more than 30 of its executives involved in a foreign corruption investigation, according to people familiar with the matter, an unusually high number that shows the depth of the federal probe.
Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered warned that profit is likely to fall this year after a slowdown in Asian growth over the past five months.
China Mobile Ltd., the world's largest mobile phone carrier, has quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple Inc.'s iPhones, according to a report on Fortune.com.
Britain has formally backed BP's effort to overturn a U.S. ban on the oil giant from government contracts due to the disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Hua Yi Entertainment (華翼育樂公司) yesterday announced that it will officially take over the Brother Elephants in a NT$400 million move with the sponsorship of Chinatrust Commercial Bank.
Australian councils, charities and churches that lost millions of dollars on risky investment products during the global financial crisis have agreed a settlement, the liquidator of Lehman Brothers Australia said Tuesday.
BlackBerry's interim chief executive said Monday reports of the death of the company “are greatly exaggerated.”
Internet services company Tencent Holdings Ltd. has grown so rapidly it's now China's most valuable listed technology brand, with a value even closing in on that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a report published on Tuesday shows.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. said Monday that it could raise as much as US$2.37 billion, making it one of the year's biggest IPOs.