GSK’s pain from scandal likely to linger

Guilty verdict may be just the start of its woes

KBC winds up diamond finance arm

Yinren failed to submit takeover plan to Belgian regulators

Hirai struggles to reignite Sony’s spark

Japanese group symbolises the fall of the country’s tech titans

Timeline: GSK’s mounting woes in China

High-profile investigation alleged bribery on ‘massive scale’

KBC ends Diamond Bank sale to Yinren

Chinese investor missed deadline for regulatory submissions

China nappy brands absorb local demand

Mainland companies exploit local knowhow and speed to market

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Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

Record-setting float will raise $21.8bn

Alibaba to keep it simple for NYSE debut

Desire for a glitch-free listing drives plans for record IPO

Lotus to cut one-quarter of workforce

Part of wider restructuring at Malaysian-owned UK sports car maker

Nomura’s UK arm rises from Lehman legacy

Bank picks up more business as rivals trim fixed-rate activity

Warning on poor nations’ access to capital

Nomura Europe chief says fines on western banks denting ties

Chinese railways: chariots of fire

Will anyone take up premier Li Keqiang’s offer to invest?

Start-up plays to China’s ecommerce market

Hyundai shares slide on $10bn HQ purchase

Gangnam plot sold in record South Korean real estate deal

Sony looks to PlayStation to save the day

Gaming unit offers a glimmer of hope but investors are sceptical

Sony shares fall 12% after profit warning

Earnings alert comes after a massive writedown on mobile phone business

South Africa joins sukuk bond rush

$500m sale more than four times subscribed

Sony rethinks smartphone strategy

Losses force Japanese group to do some houseclearing

SoftBank’s Son tops Japan rich list

Tycoon’s wealth buoyed by looming Alibaba mega-IPO

Sony: pull the plug

Shareholders have a right to demand a dignified exit

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