Airbus starts to sell down Dassault stake

Rafale jet maker’s controlling family buys back 8 per cent

Market rout as oil fall hits energy groups

Crude price plunge sparks warnings of capital spending cutbacks

Week in Review

Week in Review, November 29

Soft drink ventures in Africa; Microsoft, Google and BG also in the news

Swiss plan to put women in top management

Large groups must ensure women hold 30 per cent of senior posts

Elevation of Álvarez tips Botín’s intent

Promotion of Santander finance chief suggests strategic change

Round Hill seals social housing deal

Property sell-off luring international investors

Louis Dreyfus appoints chief executive

Former Viterra head brought in amid governance shift

Rémy profit falls as China gives up gifts

Cognac maker says margins hit by destocking in major market

SABMiller’s Coca-Colanisation of Africa

Brewer eyes sweet drinks to tap emerging markets tastebuds

ThyssenKrupp cable free lift

ThyssenKrupp unveils cable-free elevators

‘Holy grail’ design would allow multiple lifts to use the same shaft

Europe Inc: Light amid the gloom

Lower energy costs and a fall in the euro have given chiefs reasons to be optimistic, and deal making is picking up

Deutsche quits precious metals trade

Move completes German bank’s retreat from physical commodities after investigation for alleged abuse

Lukoil VP sees fall in Russian oil output

Fedun cites effect of falling oil prices and western sanctions

Rémy: Cointreau-cyclical

The cognac maker’s China problem won’t go away

Nuclear is exception to Germany’s rule

The intricate system for preventing political accidents has been bypassed, writes Eva Ladipo

Carlos Slim to be largest FCC shareholder

Mexican billionaire to buy into Spanish construction firm’s rights issue

Reinsurance revolution alters landscape

New disaster risk-management vehicles shake up insurance industry

Oil price fall starts to weigh on banks

Barclays and Wells Fargo facing losses on $850m bridge loan

Cheap energy is the new cheap labour

For companies wondering where to locate, the world has turned upside down

Ireland to invest €3.8bn in social housing

Total of 35,000 homes to be built by 2020


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