Barclays meets goal with unit’s sale

Disposal of Spanish arm allows chief to hit year-end target

Sanctions hit Russia Arctic energy plans

Action over Ukraine has left Moscow’s shale ambitions in limbo

Palladium advances to new multiyear high

Russia tensions offer further price support

Ex-Louis Vuitton chief Yves Carcelle dies

Hailed as ‘pioneer’, Carcelle loses battle with cancer at age of 66

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal would be most significant Chinese investment in Russian oil

Spanish banks: home alone

Overseas banks are getting out of Spain, leaving domestic lenders to consolidate

Putin will not cut off Europe’s gas

The EU could weather the winter without importing Russian energy, says Matthew Bryza

Goldman lent $835m to BES before bailout

Deal with Portuguese lender could inflict losses on US bank

Iliad and allies eye fresh T-Mobile US bid

CFO says several groups have made overtures

Guerra exits Luxottica with €45m package

Founder Leonardo del Vecchio takes over as executive chairman

Barclays loses £500m on Spanish sale

Deal cements Caixabank’s position as largest retail bank in Spain

Nyrstar unveils €600m fundraising plans

Mining and metals group aims to invest in smelter capacity

Citi pays allowances to avoid bonus cap

US bank joins peers in boosting fixed pay

German business attacks ‘complacent’ Berlin

FT Series: Teutonic shifts - Warnings over risk to competitiveness

Germany: In a spin

With growth slowing, the problems facing the economy – from the Ukraine crisis to rising energy costs – will have an impact beyond its borders

NADL chief wants more work with Rosneft

NADL expresses no regret for Rosneft deal

‘It’s business’ says Norwegian executive on rig sale to Russian group

Draghi approaches his Abenomics moment

The question is whether large-scale QE will do more good than harm

Russia: faute de mieux

You don’t have to own an oil company to invest in Russia

Afren cuts production guidance

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