Guptas to exit all South Africa shareholdings

President Jacob Zuma and Atul Gupta at an event in 2012

Business dynasty will cut ties to mining-to-media empire

Week in Review

Week in Review, August 27

Digital cash push, VW, Jawbone, Sports Direct and miners in news

E7G8GH Sizewell A and B nuclear power stations. Sizewell A which is on the left, is being decommissioned.
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UK nuclear industry hit by fresh turmoil

Threat of legal action over botched £7bn clean-up

Oil on the backfoot as confusion swirls

Iran agrees to meeting but insists its production cannot be capped

Bulk shipping: waiting for Santa

The industry remains heavily laden by vessel oversupply

Solar and wind power in coastal saline and alkaline land ID 33516900 © Chuyu | Solar and wind power in coastal saline and alkaline land, develop shoals background.

Batteries power UK switch to renewables

Record European deal agreed as Grid moves to prevent blackouts

A model of the proposed Hinkley Point C power station. The project to build the reactor is expected to cost £18bn

Hinkley alternatives ‘offer huge saving’

Opting for offshore wind farms and gas could save £1bn a year

Glencore meanders back to life

Quiet success for public market stewardship

Glencore: feather in his cap

Chief executive Ivan Glasenberg buckles down on debt

©FT Graphic / Bloomberg

Glencore steps up plan to cut debt

Miner and trader aims to resume dividend payments next year

Maersk must find way back to sales growth

Danish conglomerate may break up to weather ‘perfect storm’

Wesfarmers profit hit by Target and coal woes

UK expansion for DIY group Bunnings a bright spot for Australian conglomerate

Oil industry dynamics spur crude optimism

Energy prices could be heading to higher and more sustainable range

Emergency winter power scheme cancelled

Too few big users have signed up to National Grid scheme that pays to turn off power

Cargill seeks to trim sprawling empire

Agricultural trader is exiting certain activities amid downturn

Eon’s Uniper loses €3.9bn in first half

Newly-created power company hit by writedowns

Fortescue doubles full-year net profit

Australian iron ore group delivers sixfold dividend increase

Investors face disappointing UK dividends

UK payouts hit by weak pound and cuts by big groups

Soco, Cairn reported over climate complaint

ClientEarth says financial risks of climate change not fully disclosed

Miners sweat the big and small stuff

Groups abandon big acquisitions, focus on efficiency


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