StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Worst profits slide in more than 12 years as Asia rivals race ahead

Middle age catches up with StanChart

Once-vigorous bank faces decline and questions on strategy

WH Group: third little piggy

Third time should be a charm for Sino-US pork producer

Jailed tycoon allowed daily check-out to sell hotels

Sahara head Roy in talks on trophy properties

StanChart UK domicile seen as burden

Bank’s headquarters thousands of miles from most of its workforce

Foreign food chains face China disruption

Checks ordered after key supplier accused of selling expired meat

WH Group cuts valuation for rebooted IPO

Sino-US pork group pares price from HK$8 to HK$6.20 a share

LG on mission to reshape flexible screens

Industry doubts OLED’s ability to displace LCDs

Russia challenges US accusations on MH17

Moscow produces radar plot it says shows Ukrainian jet

Lynas Corp: medium rare

Like its products, the Australian miner has scarcity value

MMG approves purchase of Las Bambas

A Peruvian upstart takes on Asia

Cola-maker AJE feels it knows what poorer consumers want

Safety scandal hits McDonald’s and KFC

Supplier to chains in China accused of supplying rotting meat

China telecoms spending buoys Huawei

First half sales rise almost one-fifth year-on-year

Fraspens to raise £4m with Aim float

Listing to aid group’s plan to capture more domestic market share

SoftBank: jogging with Sprint

A year on from the takeover, the benefits are not showing

Huawei backs British tech company XMOS

Commerce a casualty of Sino-Japanese spats

Ties increasingly fraught amid territorial and economic battles

Growing pains for South Korea’s retailers

Alibaba discloses blackmail attempt

Company said authors of research report demanded $300,000

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