Nissan's Palmer to be Aston Martin chief

Appointment comes as brand looks to regain lost ground on rivals

Samsung pushes ahead on restructuring

Engineering unit to merge into shipbuilding

REC Solar: reflected glory

Norwegian group is the beneficiary of a US-China trade spat

Nyrstar unveils €600m fundraising plans

Mining and metals group aims to invest in smelter capacity

GM cars to detect distracted driving

Carmaker to install sensors to measure eye movement

Aerospace concern over supply chain

Capacity constrains and price pressures lead to backlog

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

India and Japan send signal with bear hug

Modi-Abe friendship could reshape Asian geopolitics

Small-cap Week, August 30

New World Resources, Clipper, Kromek and Circle Oil featured

Rongsheng breaches borrowing covenants

Debt pressures highlighted in world’s second-largest economy

Tesla revs up China push with Unicom deal

US car group to provide charging points at retail outlets in 120 cities

De La Rue quest for new chief is complete

Martin Sutherland appointed as executive after six-month search

Restaurant Group boss takes company off Yes menu

Letter from pro-independence business people sparks row

Bouygues: Hang ups

French conglomerate should be less picky

Melrose gears up for Elster sale

Debt pressure mounts on Petropavlovsk

Gold miner cites concerns about impact of Russian sanctions

IMI’s new chief Mr fixit

Selway to focus on ‘lean manufacturing’ techniques

Iron ore tumbles to two-year low

Steelmaking ingredient falls 35% this year on China demand fears

Boral: a house in order

Balfour Beatty portfolio exceeds £1bn

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