James Murdoch primed for top Fox role

Speculation that ‘trusted adviser’ Chase Carey is set to retire

Beware the scrapping of ‘one share one vote’ rule

Double voting rights imperil minority shareholders, writes Sarah Gordon

April 20, 2015. Leg 6 to Newport onboard Dongfeng Race Team. Day 1. Jin Hao Chen 'Horace' and Martin Stromberg on watch.

China Inc turns to sports sponsorship

Dongfeng’s team in ocean-going race brings unexpected benefits

BERLIN - OCTOBER 13: A family doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient's breathing at her office on October 13, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. German political parties currently involved in federal government coalition negotiations, including the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), and the business-oriented German Free Democrats (FDP), are currently haggling over a restructuring of Germanys' Health Fund, or Gesundheitsfonds, the fund that provides the basis for Germany's state health care system. The CSU is pushing for more flexibilty in how the system is funded in order to allow for freer competition between the 180 different health insurance companies within the state health care system. The health care negotiations are part of broader negotiations between the CDU/CSU and the FDP in the creation of a new coalition government following nationwide elections in Germany last September. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Germany’s life assurers: the next crisis?

Guaranteed rates and mismatched liabilities pose risk to system

Standard Chartered avoids call to retreat

UK-based group has been slow to respond to changes in global consumer banking markets

Regulating tech today shapes its tomorrow

Sector’s next giants are dependent on cash generated now

Carmakers take divergent roads in Russia

While GM is to end production in the country, others may tough out the current dire conditions

The long arm of India’s tax authorities

Global fund managers are the latest to be hit by unexpected levy

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GE Capital tells a cautionary tale

Unit’s history is a warning against getting too big

Starcom underlines accounting perils

Israeli company’s restatement shows recognising revenues remains an art, not a science

EM outflows raise heat on fund managers

Changed conditions in developing world has exposed strikingly aggressive positions, writes Jonathan Ford

Naked truth about negative lending

Concerns grow over whether extremely low interest rates will fuel housing bubbles

Emerging market banks face tough challenge

Slowdown in loan growth could lead to better credit allocation

Boom in bank compliance units at risk

Officials can earn seven figures, but with the pay comes a newly heightened risk of job loss

Appetite for oil yet to be tested fully

Sector has held up in times of easy money but can it last?

Italian deals point to reformist zeal

A shift in policy and openness to foreign investment is viewed as a welcome break from the past

The door to China’s riches remains locked

Eager investors kept waiting in the courtyard of key sectors

Is asset management a systemic risk?

Effective regulatory crackdown may come too late

Facebook parks tanks on YouTube’s lawn

Social network becomes increasingly popular with video publishers

Danger of power-wielding investors on show

Proposals at Vivendi, CNCC and Holcim have logic but may not seem fair to all shareholders

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