LONDON A 3-percent drop in Japanese shares and weakness in the banking sector kept financial markets on edge on Monday, although stock markets in both Europe and the United States were on track for some minimal gains.
An executive of British-based firm Reckitt Benckiser has been slapped by a protester as he offered a public apology for selling a deadly disinfectant that killed at least 100 people in South Korea.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from shareholders seeking to revive their class action lawsuit against BP claiming the British oil company misrepresented its safety procedures prior to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Jobs search website Adzuna said political uncertainty is making employers more cautious in hiring new staff. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian.
THE health club business founded by Dragons' Den entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne has underlined its appetite for acquisitions after more than doubling profits in what it called the ever growing health and fitness market.