... * Jan PMI was 49.8, lowest since Sept 2012. * Poll had expected small growth, not a contraction. * Slowdown broadens to services, at 1-year low.
Several of the world's wealthiest state-backed funds are in talks to provide financial backing for O2's industry-changing �10bn tie-up with rival UK mobile operator Three.
Petrobras represents the best and worst of Brazil. Its technical competence is renowned and it has vast deep sea reserves. Such were the lures that drew investors to the world's largest equity offering a few years ago when it raised $70bn on international ...
Industry body Oil and Gas UK is to call for "meaningful action" from government in order to tackle major challenges facing North Sea operators.
Holiday sales, widespread travels and the Christmas spirit couldn't save the United States economy in the fourth quarter of last year as the gross domestic product took a dive, surprising many analysts who expected higher growth.