BREAKING NEWS

2010-01-07

Business

Markets: 7th January

European shares finished virtually unchanged, as investors took profits. Economic news of the day included the fact that the number of people

Business

Saab's fate near sealed

As the Thursday evening deadline neared for General Motors to either sell or close Saab various prospective bidders were making last-ditch efforts to

Business

Tablets turned at CES

Keep taking the tablets is the advice from computer makers hoping that 2010 will be the year of the tablet computer. At CES, the world’s biggest

Business

Euro zone economic optimism

Economic sentiment in the euro zone rose more than expected in December. That suggests that there was stronger growth in the fourth quarter than

Business

Kan wants weaker yen

Japan’s new finance minister, Naoto Kan, has called for a weaker yen. At his first news conference Kan said he will work with the Bank of Japan to

World

European freeze continues

Arctic conditions across the UK and many other European countries continue to cause misery. All forms of transport – road, rail, and air – have