DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Tuesday estimated financial results for 2017 and 2018 that fell short of investor expectations, in a downbeat fo
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region's resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity p
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc Chief Operating Officer Judith McKenna will take up the role of chief executive of its international unit, according
(Reuters) - An attempt by Qatar-owned film company Miramax to buy Weinstein Co. has complicated plans to sell the studio to a group of investors led b
President Trump’s statement about immigrants aren’t solely responsible for the drop in international travel to the U.S. but they’re not helping,
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin had lost a quarter of its value in early Asian trading on Wednesday as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports t
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Tuesday reported 2017 preliminary adjusted earnings that missed market estimates, while its 2018 earnings forecast large
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street paused its rally on Tuesday, weighed down by weakness in General Electric shares and as lower oil prices dragged down
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Surging shale production is poised to push U.S. oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day - toppling a record set in 1970
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Continental AG has hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible break-up, sources told Reuters, as the auto parts
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, dema
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against ha
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co indicated it is looking closely at breaking itself up on Tuesday as the conglomerate announced more than $11
California’s top law enforcement official and his counterparts in 18 states and territories say Congress must act to end the banking industry’s pr
A group of 22 Democratic state attorneys general, including those from California and New York, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block the Federal C
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Philadelphia on Tuesday rejected Wells Fargo & Co's bid to dismiss that city's lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. mortga
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] has chosen Japanese conglomerate Mitsui as its partner for a $2.6 billion coking pla
LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Swiss food group Nestle has agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Italy's Ferrero for $2.8 billion, it said on T
Nestle agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery unit to Ferrero, the Italian maker of Nutella, in the first substantial step away from the candy industry
LONDON/CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) - Britain ordered a fast-track inquiry into the role played by Carillion's directors in the failure of the constru
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted an $18-billion quarterly loss on Tuesday because of charges related to a new U.S. tax law, but its adjusted earnings
An attempt to oust President Trump's hotel business from its role managing a luxury hotel in Panama City has turned bitter, with accusations of financ
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average raced past the 26,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday as fourth-quarter earnings season got off to a s
(Reuters) - General Electric Co again raised the prospect of breaking up the conglomerate on Tuesday as it announced more than $11 billion in charges
Flora-tec is one of thousands of small firms at risk. It has already axed 10 of its 90 staff, but MD says it will go under if not paidCambridge-based
McDonald’s will recycle packaging in all of its almost 37,000 restaurants globally by 2025, the company announced Tuesday. McDonald’s also said al
Apple disputes rights group report into Catcher Technology factory, which reveals workers’ claims of long and gruelling hours at low payA report int
Bakery chain to trial dishes aimed to appeal in the evening including chicken goujons, potato wedges and pasta dishesGreggs is looking to take a bite
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools on Tuesday in support of trade union IG Metall's demands for
A second lawsuit has been filed against some of the nation’s largest poultry producers, alleging they have conspired to fix the price of broiler chi
The new tax law delivers a massive tax cut for corporations. Republicans sold the plan in part with the argument — heavily disputed by critics — t
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average touched the 26,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday and other Wall Street indexes climbed as strong ear
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co shares rose on Tuesday after the company said 2018 earnings will be largely flat compared with 2017 and forecas
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as growth in its global consumer banking business,
BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 10,000 workers at German carmaker Daimler AG walked off their shifts for an hour on Tuesday as they sought to persuade employ
LONDON/EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The collapse of British services group Carillion started to hurt thousands of small contractors on Tuesday, with some la
General Electric Co.’s new boss said he’s weighing potentially dramatic changes, including a breakup of the company into separate businesses, afte
The Bank of England has said UK lenders are not under direct threat following the collapse of Carillion this week, but cautioned that the ripple effec
If a contractor fails, it’s the public sector that carries the can. We must make profit-seeking firms take more responsibilityCarillion’s cave-in
Demand for “rocking unicorns” and surging online sales helped homewares group Dunelm notch up a rise in festive trading.
(Reuters) - General Electric Co will record an after-tax charge of $6.2 billion in its fourth quarter results as part of an ongoing review of its fina
Inflation has rolled back for the first time since June, helping households to cope with the relentless pressure on their finances.
A record 220 million mince pies sold last year helped Mr Kipling cakes firm Premier Foods cook up a hike in festive sales.
Twenty-two industry groups, representing thousands of U.S. businesses, sent a letter to Congress the other day calling on lawmakers to pass sweeping d
Squeeze on households eases slightly as effects of weak pound start to waneThe squeeze on British households showed signs of easing in December as the
LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco has not invited UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to pitch for senior advisory roles in its stock market listing b
The Government is coming under pressure not to “duck and dive” over the pay and jobs of workers caught up in the collapse of construction giant Ca
The boss of Tate & Lyle is to step down, with the sweetener and ingredients firm’s finance chief taking on the top job.
LONDON (Reuters) - Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, though a steadier dollar halted the sizzli
Inflation has rolled back from a near six-year high, as falling price tags on clothes and toys helped ease the pressure on household finances last mon
The value of Bitcoin tumbled to below $12,000 as the prospect of a regulatory crackdown saw investors take fright from the cryptocurrency.
Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders has flatly accused the Trump administration of protectionism, while criticizing rival Boeing for exploiting such sen
Retailer JD Sports has hiked its full-year profit outlook for the second time in four months as it bucked woes among high street clothing rivals.
Estate agent Savills has upgraded its full-year expectations after enjoying a stronger-than-anticipated finish to 2017, and announced that its chief
Lego is joining forces with Chinese internet giant Tencent to jointly develop online games for children in China, the latest move by the Danish toy ma
Greece’s parliament voted on dozens of fiscal, labor and energy reforms, as the government seeks to wrap up the current review of its bailout progra
BP’s fourth-quarter profits are under threat from multibillion-dollar charges related to the company’s fatal blowout in the Gulf of Mexico eight y
Provident Financial’s consumer arm will book full-year losses at the upper end of guidance, with the troubled subprime lender blaming a poorly exec
Oil giant BP has said it will book another 1.7 billion US dollar (£1.2 billion) charge from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 as part of the s
With industrial uses on the wane, producers are cutting jobs, selling assets and spending millions of dollars in advertising. Their Hail Mary is to en
In the first-ever group litigation for a data breach to come before the courts, the High Court in various Claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc (2
Whether you are considering purchasing, selling or investigating a company, or researching a competitor, analysing financial statements is often your
Efforts to manage the local economy are heavily dependent on the decisions of politicians who have responsibility for Government policy. Politics and
Avondale Foods (Craigavon) is a local company mainly controlled by the Geddis family.
Dublin's hotel supply will continue to remain tight this year, despite a number of new projects coming on stream that are aimed at boosting the number
A detached property containing eight apartments in the heart of the university area and eight acres of land in north Belfast are on the market.
Call centre and outsourcing firm Firstsource says it will avoid job cuts after as it's revealed the firm is moving out of its Belfast city centre base
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