HSBC agrees Brazilian sale as profits rise

Increase of 10% beats analyst expectations

Carmakers agree €2.8bn Nokia Here deal

Acquisition is attempt to head off Silicon Valley rivals

Obama set to order tougher climate action

Carbon cuts face opposition from US political rivals and industry

Osborne out to top Thatcher era sales

Chancellor hopes for £32bn of sell-offs this financial year

Noble brings forward quarterly results

Commodities trader says it has ‘ample funds’ for bond redemption

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Rolls-Royce urged to accelerate cost cuts

Largest shareholder wants core aerospace business targeted

Commodities fall hits capital expenditure

S&P predicts spending will fall more than 10% this year

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China suspends Citadel brokerage account

Regulators seek to curb trading practices fuelling market plunge

Karpelès quizzed on great bitcoin mystery

Mt Gox founder questioned on exchange’s missing digital currency

Uber to fight Australia tax ruling

US ride-hailing group challenges sales levy on customer fares

Puerto Rico on brink of debt default

Territory fails to make $58m bonds payment, says governor

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