Rio Tinto scraps progressive dividend

Shares tumble after miner swings to net loss in 2015

Palmer probed over alleged use of aliases

Watchdog looks into Australian magnate’s role in miner’s collapse

‘Japan’s Tesla’ on track for IPO

GLM’s cars are overcoming Japan’s anaemic appetite for risk

Visitors look at Sharp Corp.'s Aquos liquid crystal displays at the Combined Exhibiton of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC), Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, October 4, 2006. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/ Bloomberg News; A man works in Foxconn's exhibition room during the Computex Technology Expo in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday, June 4, 2007. Taiwan's electronics manufacturing industry may increase its outsourcing to China as it focuses on developing wireless technology. Photographer: Maurice Tsai/Bloomberg News.

Sharp’s rescue to test Japanese openness

Foxconn’s offer for the electronics group could be groundbreaking

Rosneft rejects case for oil output cuts

Putin ally questions feasibility of co-ordinated action on crude


French wine exporters toast €12bn sales

Weak euro and strong cognac demand lift export value to new high

Asahi Group: sinking pints

Japanese brewer’s bid for Grolsch and Peroni is an expensive route to growth

Asahi to buy Grolsch and Peroni brands

Japanese brewer in exclusive deal talks with AB InBev

Carlsberg cheered by rising Asian sales

Revenues from eastern Europe collapse

Son confident Sprint recovery on track

SoftBank chief says US unit will be Japanese group’s ‘cash cow’

Chinese buyers in $1.2bn Norwegian deal

Private equity, trade buyers join hands for foreign technology

US hails military exercise in Thailand

Washington scales down war games but keeps army ties with junta

US steps up pressure against N Korea

Seoul and Washington accelerate Beijing-opposed missile shield plan

Casino: rallying cry

The French group has got a good price for its stake in a Thai retailer

HSBC changes tune amid friendlier UK

Gulliver is looking less likely to round off his tenure with a shift of base to HK

HSBC swings back to London in HQ debate

UK environment said to be far more stable than CEO feared last year

China’s Anta challenges Nike

Arrival of international stars boosts local sportswear maker

Snatching at Apple’s crown

Leader’s slip from top spot may prove to be an omen, writes Linda Yueh

France fades in Australia submarines race

Pitch to build fleet loses ground amid US concerns over weapons ‘technology leakage’

Clouds gather over South Africa’s miners

Fears over job cuts as groups faces toughest conditions for years


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