Sept 23 (Reuters) - Is it a) funny, b) disturbing, or c) irrelevant that Alibaba went public at a sky-high valuation just at the point at which the red-hot economy which spawned it seems content to settle into a creaky middle age?
17.15 (close): Eurozone gloom and a drive by the US to tighten the rules that allow foreign takeovers as a way of lowering tax bills rattled investors today.
Figures published by the Office for National (ONS) Statistics today showed public sector borrowing has risen again - this time to �32.4bn between April and July, up from �23bn during the same period last year.
(Recasts with Spirit statement, updates shares). By Neil Maidment. LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - British pub chain Spirit Pub Co said it had rejected a 661 million pound ($1.08 billion) takeover approach from rival Greene King, reasoning it undervalued the ...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/B) Vice Chairman Charles Munger recently summed up the past seven years of Tesco Plc, (TSCO) Britain's biggest grocer, in a beat.