The 80:20 rule applies to the government's austerity policies: about 20% of the Treasury plan for rebuilding public finances rests on tax rises, while 80% comes from reductions in spending.
Oasis Healthcare, the UK's largest private dental chain, has been bought by the private equity firm behind the catering group Pret a Manger for £185m.
Cyprus's president on Friday insisted his country has a future in the euro in a speech that also criticised his eurozone partners for forcing the Mediterranean island to be an "experiment".
An Exxon Mobil crude oil pipeline ruptured near Mayflower, Arkansas, spilling thousands of barrels of oil, the company said.
United Parcel Service has agreed to forfeit $40m to settle a federal probe into shipments for illegal online pharmacies, admitting the company had information it was helping distribute controlled substances.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors has established a three-person Office of the Chairman while continuing its previously announced CEO search process with the assistance of Heidrick & Struggles.
Trent Martin, a former analyst wanted by the U.S. in an insider-trading case over IBM's $1.2bn acquisition of SPSS Inc., pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan after spending three months in a Hong Kong prison.
It sounds like the settlement between Steve Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors and the Securities and Exchange Commission might be in trouble.
It was launched in a garage in Bellevue, Washington, in 1994, but is now by far the world's largest online retailer – and it strikes fear among high street rivals as it continues to swell.
Britain's economy is getting stronger and should avoid a triple-dip recession, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Royal Bank of Scotland warned of a “noisy” 2015 as the bailed-out bank was hit by £1.3bn of charges for fines and compensation payouts to customers in the first half of the year.
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Deutsche Bank, which runs Europe’s biggest investment bank, said second-quarter profit more than tripled after a surge in trading revenue more than offset higher legal expenses.