Russian investors led by billionaire Mikhail Fridman launched L1 Energy from a purchase of RWE Dea’s assets and threatened legal action if the U.K. tries to block the British part of the deal.
India’s decision to maintain an import duty on gold dealt a fresh blow to a metal that has been hit hard this year by a strengthening dollar and policy shifts around the globe.
NXP Semiconductor stepped on the gas in the race to supply chips to make smarter cars by agreeing to buy Freescale Semiconductor for nearly $12 billion.
Italian eyewear company Luxottica said Monday its future growth will be fueled by a stronger retail network and by increasing sales of luxury goods in Asia and North America.
Sports-car maker Aston Martin plans to outline plans for a seven-vehicle lineup at this week’s Geneva auto show, part of a strategy to lift sales under its private-equity owners.
Google plans to launch a small-scale U.S. wireless service.
Facing criticism from telecom carriers, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg struck a conciliatory tone.
Microsoft has a new fix-it plan for the company’s smartphone business: Wait a little longer.
Hewlett-Packard agreed to buy Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion in an all-cash deal aimed at bolstering the tech company’s wireless networking operations.
PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Hellenic are closing one plant each in Russia, the latest food and drink companies to cut production in the country, citing the unfavorable economic situation.