Rupert Murdoch's flagship media business, the TV and film giant 21st Century Fox, plans to cut its links with his native land by delisting from the Australian stock market.
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Friday 03 June 2011
Leading brokers warned that a takeover of the European clearing house LCH.Clearnet by an exchange will hurt competition.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Shares in DP World, the third largest ports operator in the world, are to start trading on the London Stock Exchange on 1 June, marking the effective return of P&O to the London market.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Saturday 21 May 2011
Stocks slid amid signs that American consumer demand may be weakening, and fears about the Greek debt crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 33.30 points, or 0.26 per cent, to 12,572.63 in afternoon trading.
Saturday 21 May 2011
In the autumn of 1999, a new internet start-up called Boo.com was launched with the intention of creating a global fashion retailer, selling brand name clothes. The British-based company – founded by Swedes Ernst Malmsten, Kajsa Leander and Patrik Hedelin – spent £83.5m of venture capital in 18 months. Less than a year later, on 18 May, 2000, it was placed into receivership and liquidated.
Thursday 19 May 2011
Outlook LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals that is to make its debut on the New York Stock Exchange today, rather undersold itself when it unveiled plans for the float earlier this month. Pricing was originally set at $32 to $35 a share, valuing the business at $3bn – now, just a few weeks later, LinkedIn has priced the shares at $45, valuing the company at $4.3bn (£2.66bn).
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Nasdaq's dream of buying its bigger, older and more famous rival, the New York Stock Exchange, has been shattered by a ruling from the US competition authorities, which said that combining the country's two main stock markets would create an unacceptable monopoly.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Nasdaq OMX has turned hostile in its bid for NYSE Euronext, after the rival exchange group repeatedly refused to open talks on its $11bn takeover offer.
Saturday 30 April 2011
US Outlook: Nasdaq doesn't really care whether it ends up owning the New York Stock Exchange.
Saturday 23 April 2011
The man who wanted to buy the London Stock Exchange?
Friday 15 April 2011
Zipcar, the hire-car service for city dwellers, listed its shares on Nasdaq yesterday, surging 66 per cent within minutes. The 10-year-old company, which bought its UK copycat Streetcar last year, raised $173.4m after pricing its shares above the range.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Nasdaq has appealed to shareholders in NYSE Euronext, pressing the case for its $11.3bn (£6.9bn) takeover offer, after the NYSE board summarily rejected the bid and said it would stick to a lower-priced deal to merge with Germany's Deutsche Börse.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Deutsche Börse has no plans to raise its agreed $10.2bn bid for NYSE Euronext, although it offer has been trumped by joint proposal from Nasdaq OMX and IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), a source familiar with the talks said last night.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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