An ex-detective working for Austria's troubled Hypo bank is tracing the losses behind a lending debacle that has cost taxpayers billions of euros so far.
Higher prices since 2010 have triggered a rush back to the coffee fields of East Africa, a development that could help bring greater stability to the global coffee market.
Its CEO said the company remains committed to trying to buy Family Dollar, calling antitrust concerns "very manageable."
For the young bankers, choosing code names for deals are an amusing diversion from financial modeling, but one deal-making powerhouse is putting an end to the name game.
PetroChina said its first-half net profit rose 4% from a year earlier after its refining business swung to a profit and its chemicals business narrowed its loss.
British oil and gas reserves off Scottish shores in the North Sea have become a flash point in Scotland's debate over independence.
South Korea's Kia Motors has become one of the most successful auto brands some 16 years after it was rescued from bankruptcy by Hyundai. Now it faces a new challenge: stepping out of its sibling's shadow.
Dunkin' Donuts debuted its new dark-roast coffee, the first hot dark roast in its 64-year history, on Thursday at a Modesto, Calif., store, and plans to sell it nationwide starting Sept. 22.
China Cosco and China Shipping Container Lines posted weak earnings, with soft freight rates and high costs continuing to plague the companies.
Tyson Foods has completed its tender offer for Hillshire Brands, paving way for the completion of the meat industry's biggest-ever deal later Thursday, the companies said.