The group opened 34 Topshop and Topman franchise outlets worldwide. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian. Sarah Butler · @whatbutlersaw.
A �1bn pot of money for a flagship programme to combat climate change has been scrapped in the government's spending review, stunning companies that have spent years preparing bids for the funds.
The stock of one of Brazil's largest investment banks had crumbled as much as 36 per cent in early afternoon on Wednesday trading following the arrest of chief executive Andre Esteves earlier on the day.
In a world of simple economics, the Pfizer-Allergan merger wouldn't raise an eyebrow. Of course, the world isn't that simple.
The euro fell below a key level against the strengthening dollar, underlining the market's growing expectation that the world's two big central banks are heading in opposite monetary policy directions.