Glencore Xstrata's chief executive, Ivan Glasenberg, has announced three new appointments to the board of the wheat trading-to-coal mining empire, including the veteran Wall Street banker John Mack.
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
The minutes of the last meeting of the US Federal Reserve arrived five hours earlier than expected today, with the record showing a growing debate about whether the central bank should begin rolling back its stimulus measures as early as mid-year.
Friday 29 March 2013
The S&P 500 index reached a record closing high last night, climbing beyond the 1,565 level struck in October 2007, a year before the collapse of the Lehman Brothers.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Visa Europe's owners are considering selling the credit-card company and setting up a rival system across the Continent.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
HP bought the Cambridge-based software maker for $10bn in 2011 and then wrote off $8.8bn late last year in a move that stunned Wall Street.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Women's day on Wall Street
Friday 08 March 2013
The future of IPC Media, the UK-based publisher of Country Life, Marie Claire and NME, was plunged into fresh uncertainty yesterday after its US parent company Time Warner announced plans to spin off its global magazine division.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
World markets continued to shrug off economic worries today as London's FTSE 100 Index closed at its highest level since January 2008.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Monday 25 February 2013
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Industry and Commerce Minister, Hassan Fakhro, issued an unusual decree this week: he banned the importation of a plastic face mask. Anyone caught importing the V for Vendetta Guy Fawkes mask now faces arrest, as anti-government protesters in the country have been using them to stay anonymous.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Well it’s certainly good news for Google.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
It was the AJ show as Barclays' new chief executive outlined his master plan. Antony Jenkins wants to show the world it is still better off with the big bank, despite recent events suggesting otherwise.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Outlook If Jim O'Neill had a pound every time his 2001 "Brics" acronym was uttered, the Goldman Sachs man's bank balance would be one of the world's fastest-growing economies in its own right.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Warren Buffett, the American investor, attempted to buy the New York Stock Exchange last year, according to reports last night.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Davos Outlook Some things at Davos never change. The snow is heaped in thick slices on the gabled roofs. Audis with tinted windows prowl up and down the Promenade. Delegates are given goody bags filled with useless tat. And Jamie Dimon, the boss of JP Morgan, stands up, belligerently, for the banks.
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