A billboard plugging the Taobao mobile app in Beijing. Alibaba owns the popular service. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP. When Alibaba makes its debut on the New York stock market on Friday, it will be the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO).
LONDON (Reuters) - Lackluster demand for the ECB's new ultra-cheap loans on Thursday boosted bets it will have to overcome reservations about sovereign bond buying, and left markets eyeing the widening policy divergence from the United States.
UK retail sales rose by 0.4% during August, official figures have shown, helped by sales of high-powered vacuum cleaners ahead of new EU regulations.
Monitise 41.75p+0.25p. Questor says SELL. The Telegraph's Questor column advised investors to sell shares in Monitise [LON:MONI] just over a month before, the AIM-listed mobile payments technology firm, saw almost a third wiped off its market value on ...
EasyJet flew near the top of the Footsie today after handing shareholders a 20% hike in the dividend and splashing out on another big plane order to catch up with rival Ryanair and turn more of Europe's airspace orange.