Tate & Lyle weathers tough first quarter

Speciality ingredients group on track to meet expectations

Caterpillar muddies economic forecasting

Be wary of current 3% consensus for US growth next year

Tata Steel starts refinancing Corus debt

Indian steelmaker issues two bonds worth $1.5bn

5.11 Tactical owner gunning for IPO

Owner eyes sale or listing of police uniform and weapons maker

Unipart Automotive goes into administration

Car parts supplier fails weeks after securing rescue deal

Fiat checks out Peugeot as partner

Tie-up would bring together groups with global ambitions

Sanctions and a disunited European Union

A coherent EU response to Russia requires clear thinking

Carillion wins £2.8bn MoD contract

Joint venture with Amey to manage military estate

General Motors: past tense

Automaker may be oversold despite headlines about recalls

Korea cash piles: won direction

Clarity is needed on move to mobilise conglomerates’ reserves

SFO charges Alstom with corruption

Peugeot and Fiat held talks on deal

Move would have created the world’s fifth-largest carmaker

GM profits fall 80% as recalls bite

Compensation for deaths and injury could reach $600m

Cost-cutting Caterpillar raises forecast

Mining slump is offset by modest recovery in construction

Ford overcomes sales dip to boost profits

Recovering European market lifts US car company

UK car production set to surpass 1.6m

Industry buoyed by investment and strong demand

Strong won weighs on S Korean exporters

Companies pin poor results on currency

Rolls-Royce seeks catch-up on margins

Engine maker sees growth in areas such as drones

GSK stumbles in the final furlong

Advair drug disappoints as group heads into period of transition

US oil groups ordered to renew railcars

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