Small-cap Week, May 23

Tungsten, Zytronic, Quantum Pharma and Mar City featured

Russian retail sales and wages plummet

Fresh figures rock hopes of economic rebound

JLR nears verdict on eastern Europe plant

Carmaker eyes Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary

Germany to seek €300m for Airbus delays

Ministry hit by cost of extending old aircraft as it awaits A400M

Moya the Destroyer revives letter writing

Chief looks to revive group’s fortunes with heartfelt letter-writing campaign

Royal Mail reassures despite revenue fall

Group cites tough competition but says cost-cutting is on track

Europcar to float in Paris

Car hire group seeking to raise €475m in bid to reduce debt

Australia rejects iron ore inquiry

Decision a victory for Rio and BHP in dispute with rival Fortescue

Airbus chief warns UK over exit from EU

Aerospace group could rethink investment if Britain left bloc

GE offers IP rights to seal Alstom deal

Europe fears sale could distort competition in gas turbine market

Tata Steel disappoints with $615m annual net loss

Group is hit by write-offs and UK strike threat

Renault targets India’s small-car market

French carmaker launches locally made Kwid hatchback

Hanergy shares suspended after 47% plunge

Chinese solar group’s chairman misses annual meeting

Takata to recall up to 34m vehicles

Agreement with US regulators over safety problems with airbags

Serco close to selling its Indian business

CVC understood to be in race to buy Intelenet from Serco

Diesel pollution claims to be road-tested

EU plans ‘real-world’ checks for exhaust emissions

Airbus urges checks on transport aircraft

European group tells armed forces to test engine control system

The lessons of China’s noodle cartel

Foreign groups should note how Beijing dealt with local collusion

European car sales continue to rise

Manufacturers report 20 consecutive months of growth

Fiat Chrysler faces hearing over recalls

Regulator’s move could lead to ruling that carmaker broke the law


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