Week in Review, November 28

Week in Review

Barclays, Amazon, VW and Rolls-Royce featured

General Electric: splitting the difference

The Synchrony share exchange is a creative way to divest a business

©Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto approves $1.9bn bauxite mine

Investment is the global miner’s largest for more than 2 years

S Korea orders VW to recall 125,000 cars

German carmaker is fined $12.3m for cheating emission tests

Metals rally on output cut hopes

Chinese nickel producers set to decide on reductions

Hyundai Motor factory network helps drive Czech economy

Post-crisis turning point yet to be reached in the Baltics

RPC’s acquisitions fuel revenues boost

Shares hit record high as pre-tax profits rise 16 per cent

F16XFF Large container ship passes under Bayonne Bridge, NJ en route towards Newark Harbour

Container lines seek solace in scale

Merger talks between CMA CGM and NOL highlight consolidation

LafargeHolcim to cut capex on weak results

Newly combined cement group cites industry overcapacity

UK Mail chief stands down after warning

Departure comes after problems at new parcel sorting machine hub

South Korea takes aim at zombie companies

Need for action highlighted by huge losses among shipbuilders

East seeks to get a grip on Rolls-Royce

New chief says ‘no’ to wholesale change as he aims to cut costs

Belgium hunts new Paris attack suspect

International arrest warrant issued for suspected ‘armed and dangerous’ getaway driver

Turkey-Russia tensions muddy Isis fight

Downing of Russian jet highlights overlapping military operations

Dulux launches online interior design

Akzo Nobel boosts range of digital products in paints and coatings

Rolls-Royce: limits of ignorance

Jet engine maker is still awaiting its moment of clarity

Business jet cutbacks hit Bombardier

Canadian group dragged down by C Series development costs

VW faces probe over suspected tax evasion

CEO says cost of emissions fix will be less than expected

Compass profits despite oil rig blow

Revenues rise but falling oil prices cut demand for catering

Timber exchange to tackle illegal logging

Brazilian carbon trader takes on new environmental challenge


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