Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, while operating results fell short of analyst forecasts as falling oil prices and coal demand hurt its BNSF railroad unit.
The Reserve Bank is eager to see Fed tighten monetary policy to put downward pressure on the Australian dollar. AP. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus.
LONDON Activist investor TCI upped the pressure on loss-making German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG.DE) (VW) on Friday, demanding it overhaul its "excessive" executive pay scheme as part of a plan to boost profits and end years of "mismanagement.
Another mortgage provider relaxes its borrowing criteria in a week of fierce debate over responsible industry lending. 13:27, UK, Friday 06 May 2016.
BTG, the UK medical technology group, has agreed to pay up to $110m for a US cancer specialist that uses “ice balls” to freeze and kill tumours.