Sika steps up fight against takeover

Court asked to rule on call for special shareholder meeting

Strong dollar forces UTC to cut guidance

CEO Greg Hayes says downgrade due to changes outside company

Crash could set back media’s drone hopes

Breach at White House heightens security and privacy concerns


US blizzard: Guide to travel and closures

Packaging companies in $16bn merger

Investors reward consolidation in paper industry

WYG plans sale, merger or acquisition

Project manager launches review into growth opportunities

Japanese carmakers risk commoditisation

Autonomous driving attracts new entrants including Google

Kingspan confirms Joris Ide buyout talks

Advanced discussions between groups continue drive to diversify

Marubeni in $1bn writedown as oil slumps

Japanese trading house also hit by impairment charges on Gavilon

Mahindra to treble solar energy investment

Indian group seeking to capitalise on Modi’s manufacturing push

China to forge new markets for its output

Infrastructure investment in poorer countries to create markets

China: Monopoly position

Architect of antitrust laws says they are being used in a turf war between regulators

Bombardier struggles to break jet duopoly

Canadian manufacturer’s C Series jet is running behind schedule and putting pressure on resources

QE and equities: easy come, easy go

Buying European equities may make sense, but they are not cheap

GE boosted by aviation and power units

Chief executive Immelt continues shift from finance to industrial operations

Kia blames Russia for 54% profit fall

Drop in shipments and rouble exchange rate hit performance

UK car production climbs for fifth year

Late rally maintains impressive success run in tough conditions

Quindell talks to Slater & Gordon on sale

Insurance claims processor’s shares rise on news

Balfour chief faces Olympian challenge

Analysts say Quinn has his work cut out, with more pain ahead

Private jet scandal a rough ride for Swedes

Industrivärden holding group faces upheaval after revelations


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