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The mobile unit of Japanese tech giant Softbank has had a disappointing debut on the Tokyo stock market. The firm aims to raise up to 2.6 trillion yen ($23bn; £18bn) by selling shares at 1,500 yen each in one of the world’s largest ever stock offerings. But as markets opened in Tokyo on Wednesday,...

The “yellow vest” protests have been “a catastrophe” for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive...

Have you been thinking about opening a small business for a while now? If so, what has prevented you from going forward with such a decision? For many...

US President Donald Trump and leaders from Canada and Mexico have signed the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). The revised...

US President Donald Trump says he is likely to go ahead with a hike on tariffs currently imposed on Chinese goods. The comments to the Wall Street Journal...

A court in Milan is considering charges of corruption against Eni and Shell in a controversial oil deal that led to Nigeria losing an estimated $6bn. The...

Wall Street saw broad gains on Wednesday, as uncertainty about the outcome of the 2018 US congressional elections cleared. Republicans expanded their...

The US will unleash its “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran on Monday following a wave of protests across the oil-rich country. The Trump...

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 3.5% in the third quarter of the year, official figures have shown. The US Commerce Department said strong...

Around the world, there are countless businesses trying to reduce the negative environmental impact they are making, as across the globe, we currently...