Italian banks: encore (non)performance

The country’s lenders, and Matteo Renzi, its leader, are running out of options

Recruiters: panic need not apply

Investors in job agencies have overreacted to Brexit

Rio Tinto: this could yurt a bit

Chinese economics, not Mongolian politics, matters most for Rio


Mondelez/Hershey: bitter and sweet

Anachronistic chocolate group may be ready to modernise

Bank capital: stress less

The Federal Reserve is allowing lenders to return much more capital to shareholders

Verizon bonds: latest instalment

You see a monthly obligation, Wall Street sees a new security

Nike: two speeds

Sportswear group is over the hurdles and ready to pick up pace

Stagecoach: train pain

Transport group must be careful not to overbid for UK rail franchise renewal

Airbnb: hotel California

VC investors can expect a massive return to cancel out other failures

Nestlé: health kick

Strategic change at a company this big is a major challenge