British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4bn (�40bn) deal to take control of US rival Reynolds, creating the world's largest listed tobacco firm.
A ripple of applause rings out across the conference hall as president Xi declares that “no-one will emerge as a winner in a trade war”.
For years, Leonardo Del Vecchio has sought to find a successor at Luxottica Group SpA, the eyewear retailer and manufacturer he founded in 1961.
The buy-to-let sector is undergoing rapid change as previously landlord-only lenders and brokers increasingly move into residential mortgages to protect themselves against a shrinking market.
Rolls-Royce shares were up almost 7 per cent on Tuesday in the wake of the Monday's announcement it had agreed a �671m deal with regulators to settle allegations of bribery and corruption, including the largest UK fine ever imposed on a company for ...