Cuts in government spending combined with high inflation and weak growth across Europe make these difficult times for Wales. In the week of the autumn statement, Daniel Garrahan reports from the South Wales Valleys and Cardiff on how austerity is hitting the region. For more video content from the Financial Times visit http://www.FT.com/video
German business sentiment fell for the fourth straight month in August, the Ifo Institute said Monday, tumbling to its lowest level since March 2010. The business climate cooled down considerably in both retailing and wholesaling, said Ifo, which surveys about 7,000 German businesses to arrive at its monthly figures
Perth residents trooped to shopping malls and other retail outlets on Sunday for the first time as Western Australia's amended Sunday trading laws took effect on Aug 26. With the amendment, stores in the city are allowed to open from 11 a.m
Still in the Dog Days of August... and still the old dog is taking it easy... lying in the shade...
Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), the largest semiconductor manufacturer, beat expectations in the second quarter but reduced its revenue forecast for the year as the growth of China's economy is expected to slow
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO)'s earnings increased in the second quarter as the tech giant's advertising revenue rose slightly
A World Trade Organization panel ruled Monday that China discriminated against U.S. bank card suppliers in favor of a state-owned enterprise, a decision U.S. card issuers hope could level the playing field and open up opportunities to China 's $1 trillion electronic payments market.
(Reuters) -- Moody's Investors Service Monday downgraded the long-term debt and deposit ratings for 28 Spanish banks and two issuer ratings, following on the heels of a cut to Spain's sovereign rating to just above junk status earlier this month.
Kevin Hartz (Eventbrite) One of the fastest growing segments of Kevin Hartz's business is bacon. Hartz isn't a chef or farmer. Rather, he's founder and CEO of Eventbrite, a ticketing website that offers an independent platform for event organizers of all types