Italian bank seeks growth in asset management, private banking and insurance


Facebook founder’s political ambitions in focus after he began 30-state US tour

Further declines underscore quest to expand into media and advertising

German software group says services pave way for higher and more predictable revenues

British supermarket this month filed defence against separate legal case over 2014 scandal 

Bank to close 62 outlets and cut 180 jobs in final move to shrink network by a third

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Global Services unit again causes serious problems for UK telecoms group

Liberty Media steers new course for sport after 40 years under one man’s control

Overlap in seniors’ insurance scuppered a tie-up but there is still room for growth

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Central bank decision to keep benchmark interest rate on hold stuns economists

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Glasses deal looks less like modern tie-up and more an unwelcome blast from the past

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