Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel agent, has returned to profit after five years of losses despite what it acknowledged were “turbulent” times at some of its most popular destinations.
Black Friday is less than 48 hours away and many retailers have already unveiled pre-Christmas online and in-store discount offers.
... * Supreme Court orders arrests for obstructing investigation. * Bank's shares drop 25 pct on Sao Paulo exchange. * Amaral is ruling party leader in Senate (Adds Senate leader suspending session, central bank statement, background on bank).
To hear Pfizer (PFE) chief executive Ian Read tell it, his company's $160 billion takeover of Allergan (AGN) will have a benefit beyond saving a pile in taxes.
A plane takes off from Vnukovo airport in Moscow. Russian airlines will no longer be allowed to fly over Ukraine. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters.