Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 square-foot shop in Boston in Massachusetts. Primark plans to open the store towards the end of 2015.
GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss rival Novartis are to create a consumer healthcare powerhouse as part of a string of deals in the pharmaceuticals sector.
AstraZeneca �39.60+178�p. Questor says BUY. ASTRAZENECA shares are cheap, even after bid talk in the pharmaceuticals giant sent the shares 8pc higher in morning trading yesterday.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for a fourth month in April but at a slower pace, according to HSBC. The bank's flash - or preliminary - purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to 48.3 in April from a final reading of 48 in March - 50 is the dividing line ...
TESCO is cutting prices across more everyday items and its online grocery service as it fights back against competition, including the rise of discounters Aldi and Lidl.