Week in Review, January 31

week in review

Apple, McDonald’s, oil majors and Deutsche Bank featured

Iceland feels the chill from discounters

Frozen food group says profits under pressure as it changes focus

British Airways takes delivery of its first A380 at Heathrow Airport, London this morning.

Qatar Airways buys 10% stake in IAG

Deal to strengthen ties with owner of BA and Iberia

IAG and Qatar Airways: related parties

Qatar Airways has acquired 10 per cent of IAG

SHV raises offer to close Nutreco deal

Second increase aims to quell shareholder opposition

Generic pictures of airplanes including the A380 and Boeing 747 queuing at Heathrow Airport to go with Colin Mathews, CEO of Heathrow Airport I/V.

Q&A: Qatar’s swoop on IAG stake

Why the Gulf airline is seeking a closer alliance with BA owner

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Jay-Z bids for music streaming service Wimp

Rapper offers $56m for venture with more than 500,000 subscribers

Conoco and Shell outline billions in cuts

Fall in crude prices hits fourth-quarter results

Shell bows to shareholder climate demands

Company draws fire with plans to push on with Arctic drilling

EU reforms to break up big banks at risk

Member states and industry lobby join forces to push for soft options

Former Sal Oppenheim bankers found guilty

Breach of trust by guilty, including two aristocrats, ‘deserving of punishment’

Burberry lags FTSE on sales growth fears

EasyJet soars to top of main index after broker comments

Nokia: nice and easy?

Company has to convince investors it has found life after handsets

McDonald’s struggles to maintain empire

New chief inherits a wide range of pressing challenges worldwide

Denmark’s central bank cuts rates again

Record low of -0.5% raises questions of credibility

Greens, Ukip and SNP set out plans

People’s Bank, turnover tax and ‘a day of reckoning’

Total secures stake in UAE oilfields

Contract is important source of long-term supply for French group

Shell earnings hit by plunging oil price

Energy group outlines plans to reduce spending by $15bn

Deutsche Bank returns with €441m profit

Boost from lower provisions for legal costs and credit losses

Greek banks find support after fall

Share prices bounce back but solvency worries remain

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