Any takers for half-price Glencore shares?

The company needs a sharp rally in commodity prices

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Avanti vs billionaires in satellite race

Bond placing will help realise ambition to complete high-speed internet coverage

Investors aren’t buying BP takeover talk

Cost cuts and disposals have removed many possible synergies

Time to kill off unfair pension schemes

By next April, the whole complex anti-avoidance structure may face demolition

Cans and phones keep EU regulator busy

Competition commissioner Vestager is talking a good game

The great public sector pension liability

Bungled rights for policemen and firefighters will cost taxpayer £860m

Rolls-Royce must stick to aero engineering

Company’s attempts at financial engineering have fallen flat

Graham Kerr says the new company will need to be more nimble than BHP, with a different resource base and strategy

BHP’s former Billiton spin-off heads South

South32 has lost 15% since being gifted to shareholders

Ben van Beurden of Royal Dutch Shell said the deal for BG Group was 'an incredibly exciting moment' for the Anglo-Dutch major

Where are the Shell-BG merger arbs?

Regulatory hurdles abound but some believe a huge ‘cash wall’ is coming

Unproductive: caring too much does not make our employer any richer

Reliable research keeps markets liquid

Analyst insight gives value well beyond a buy or sell rating

Much to discuss at national debt review

The commissioners’ mission has not been an unqualified success

Shell is dull — and that pays dividends

Strike while the market is having an anxiety attack over Big Oil

FCA must not delay publishing HBOS report

Shareholders want to know if Lloyds knew it was buying a ‘lemon’

Care needed in defeating deflation

Battle against falling prices must not become too successful

Why bank non-execs need danger money

They could be threatened with bankruptcy or jail if their bank fails under proposed new regime

Simple projects deliver the best results

Infrastructure cash is better spent on improved efficiency

More reasons to chop at Morrison

Hefty rewards not suitable in an environment of mounting losses

Sky’s the limit for footy couch potatoes

Customers appear to be prepared to pay ever more for their habit

Regulators tiptoe around telecoms mergers

Authorities are strangely acquiescent over collapsing competition

BG does not erase Shell dividend fears

Mooted asset sales and cost cuts cannot sustain payout growth