Deal-makers across Asia-Pacific were hustling in 2015, racking up more than $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions, topping 2014's record by 37 percent, Dealogic said.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that two traders in China and Hong Kong have agreed to pay more than $920,000 to settle an insider trading case against them.
In 2015 Twitter lost one chief executive, gained another, and nearly tossed them too, before eventually settled down with him – incidentally, one of the men who had founded the company way back in 2006.
Amazon is preparing to crank up the pressure on Britain’s struggling supermarkets by dramatically expanding the range of grocery products it sells. Christopher North, the UK boss of the online retailer, has said it plans to expand its Pantry service rapidly in the new year.
A group representing 250 landlords is to launch a court challenge against tax changes to buy to let coming into force in 2017, claiming they have been victimised by the chancellor, George Osborne.
Economic forecasting is a mug’s game. One thing that has been learned from the financial crisis and Great Recession is that even those equipped with the most sophisticated models get it wrong, sometimes spectacularly.
Despite topping 7000 for the first time in its history, the blue-chip FTSE 100 index finished down in 2016.
Business owners should float as soon as possible if they want to tap the stock markets in 2016 otherwise a series of unpredictable political events could scotch their fundraising plans, according to investment bankers from JP Morgan.
As uncertainty from the UK's referendum on EU membership continues to plague the banking sector, Deutsche Bank's chief economist is calling for a bailout of Europe's banks.
Wall Street investors are likely approaching the coming week apprehensively, as a number of big name banks are due to report their quarterly earnings.
UK taxpayers are sitting on a huge loss on RBS stock, with the bank's share price plummeting by more than 40 per cent since the EU referendum.