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Retail & Consumer

Ikea looks to launch sales platform that would include rival products

Retailer sees opportunity between its own website and ecommerce giants such as Amazon

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Feb 13, 2019

Technology sector

Shell joins Alphabet in power-generating kites plan

Google parent’s renewables venture takes outside investment from oil group

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Feb 12, 2019

Sovereign wealth funds

Saudi Arabia goes on the hunt for global oil and gas

‘The world is going to be Saudi Aramco’s playground,’ says energy minister Khalid al Falih 

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Feb 12, 2019

Americas companies

Brazil economy minister vows return of ‘order’ in sweeping reforms

Paulo Guedes promises pension and tax changes and to push through privatisations

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Feb 10, 2019


SoftBank fund in talks to invest up to $1.5bn in Chinese used car site

Deal between Vision Fund and used car platform Guazi would value start-up at $8.5bn

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Feb 01, 2019

Emerging markets

Saudi Arabia slashes exposure to Tesla via hedging deal

Move comes months after chief Elon Musk settled fraud charge over buyout claim

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Jan 28, 2019

Chinese politics & policy

China to lend $2bn to Pakistan to shore up rupee

Islamabad has been struggling with weakening fiscal position and dwindling reserves

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Jan 01, 2019

Hedge funds

Singapore hedge fund bets on Brexit Britain with move to London

Orchard Global completes £2.5bn fundraising as it shifts HQ to UK capital

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Jan 13, 2019

UK companies

Brussels casts doubt on IAG’s no-deal Brexit flight plan

BA-Iberia owner suffers setback over move to keep flying rights in and around EU

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Jan 08, 2019

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