Apple set a record by becoming the first company to be valued at $700bn (£446bn).
Spotify’s revenues grew sharply in 2013, but so did the streaming music company’s operating losses, as it invested heavily in global expansion, marketing and product development.
The number of £10m-plus London homes sold by upmarket estate agent Knight Frank has leapt by a third this year as rich Russian and Chinese buyers invested in the capital’s “super-prime” property market.
The heir to the Nina Ricci perfume fortune is to go on trial for tax fraud in what is seen as a test case related to the HSBC tax avoidance scandal.
Coca-Cola is launching its own brand of milk, which it claims could become so popular that it will “rain money” for the company.
Richard Dukas, the chairman and CEO of Dukas Public Relations, has 20 employees. Hiring more takes some work.
Britain’s economic recovery will continue into 2015 and 2016, driven by consumer spending and business investment, according to the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.
Falling oil prices knocked £1bn off the value of North Sea services firm Petrofac on Monday and are on course to cripple the Russian economy without a rescue package from the oil producers’ cartel Opec later this week.
Ed Miliband has said Britain’s lack of female engineers should be a “matter of national embarrassment”, as he called for an extra 400,000 people to be trained in the profession by the end of the decade.
A high court judge has ordered Goldman Sachs to reveal how much profit it made on a deal that lost Libya’s government more than $1bn when financial bets turned sour.
French judges have put the Swiss branch of HSBC under official investigation over allegations that Britain’s biggest bank helped wealthy clients avoid taxes.
The City watchdog has hit financial firms with nearly £1.5bn of penalties so far this year – more than three times the record level of fines it levied in 2013.