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Westfield hopes to strike gold at Stratford site

Saturday, 10 September 2011

It certainly has the numbers, but will the giant centre in east London have the stamina? James Thompson reports.

The business on...Mark McCombe, HSBC Hong Kong chief executive

Saturday, 10 September 2011

I've never heard of himMr McCombe, who it's true isn't a household name in the UK, is quitting as HSBC's Hong Kong chief executive to head BlackRock Asset Management's Asian business. He'll be replaced on Monday by Anita Fung, who was HSBC's Asian investment banking boss.

Eric van der Kleij: No 10 guru set to super charge UK's Tech City

Thursday, 8 September 2011

The Business Interview: Entrepreneur is sure that London will soon rival other global cyber centres.

.xxx rated: internet's red-light district has arrived

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

The scramble for the adult industry's new dedicated domain name has begun, its founder tells Nick Clark

Iceland: The broken economy that got out of jail

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

The small nation went bust spectacularly. But its recovery has been remarkable, too – and holds lessons for other countries. Ben Chu reports

The Business On: Michael Sharp, Chief executive, Debenhams

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Will life be fabulous under Mr Sharp?

BP has lost Russia's brave new frontier. So where next?

Sunday, 4 September 2011

The British oil giant has reinvented itself since the Gulf of Mexico spill, but it will have to find new markets to impress investors, writes Mark Leftly

Breaking news? Kent saves local press

Sunday, 4 September 2011

The OFT is tipped to approve a merger deal that could show the way forward for regional newspapers. Laura Chesters reports

Massow back in business with crusade against commissions

Saturday, 3 September 2011

The former financial adviser is turning his back on politics. David Prosser reports

The business on...Jun Azumi, Japan's new Finance Minister

Saturday, 3 September 2011

That's one of the toughest jobs going – is he a wizened veteran?Not exactly, Mr Azumi is just 49, which makes him a babe-in-arms by Japanese political standards. He's never held a financial or economic brief before, or even pronounced publicly on such matters.

Murray Martin: Thinking outside the mailbox

Thursday, 1 September 2011

The Business Interview: Pitney Bowes has the US mail franking market licked, but its CEO tells Stephen Foley the firm's future is digital

Crossrail delays prove too much for Alstom

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

The French train maker has called a halt to its involvement in the £16bn scheme to link London

Struggling to see the wood for the trees

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Mounting losses for American investors in Chinese companies have prompted claims of fraud. Stephen Foley reports

Apple's new boss is a logistics genius, but he's no Steve Jobs

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Tim Cook ignored best advice and threw 'caution to the wind' to join the then struggling computer firm in 1998. Now he's stepped into the shoes of the ailing chief executive who built it into a $350bn goliath. That's a hard act to follow

Thomas Cook seeks ticket out of time warp

Sunday, 28 August 2011

High-street's biggest travel agent is axing 75 stores – and those polyester suits

Applause for our top-earning share picks

Saturday, 27 August 2011

The Independent's portfolio of stocks to watch in 2011 has not done too badly despite the market turmoil, says James Moore

The business on...Gill Marcus, Governor, South African Reserve Bank

Saturday, 27 August 2011

One of the central banking intelligentsia?Yes, but Ms Marcus is an unusually forthright member of the club.

Mike Salamon: The miner with his eye on the big picture

Thursday, 25 August 2011

The Business Interview: The executive chairman of New World Resources tells Nikhil Kumar how China is driving a new mining boom

Lloyd Blankfein's brief encounter

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Investors are spooked by the revelation that the Goldman Sachs boss has hired leading criminal lawyers

Jackson Hole: bankers to decide the world's fate

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

At last year's conference Ben Bernanke dropped a bombshell. This year his options are fewer. Stephen Foley reports

The business on: Wilbur Ross, Chairman, WL Ross

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

And what does he do?

Autonomy takeover brings cheers and tears to 'Silicon Fen'

Sunday, 21 August 2011

When news hit Cambridge that Autonomy had surrendered to a £7.1bn takeover by US giant Hewlett-Packard, there were both cheers and tears in the "Silicon Fen".

Will Google's $12.5bn Motorola buy spark an 'Android civil war'?

Sunday, 21 August 2011

In one fell swoop, the search-engine giant puts itself in competition with the very smartphone makers who use its operating system, and that's good news for arch-rival Microsoft

The Business On: Peter Lim, businessman

Saturday, 20 August 2011

A rich man, we hear?

Paradise lost for Disney's new resort

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Disney has fired executives at its $850m Hawaiian mini-theme park and suspended sales of timeshares

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