Brewing giants agree takeover terms

Economy : SABMiller has accepted “in principle” an increased takeover offer from rival brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev of £44 a share. AB InBev had made previous offers at £38, £40,... Read more »

Millions invited to boost state pension

Economy : More than seven million Britons are being offered the chance to top up their state pensions. Men over the age of 65 and women over the age... Read more »

Berlin protest against EU-US trade deal

Economy : Thousands have protested in the German capital Berlin against a planned free-trade deal between the EU and US. Organisers said 250,000 people took part in the rally;... Read more »

Standard Chartered ‘to cut 1,000 jobs’

Economy : Standard Chartered bank, a London-based lender that makes most of its profit in Asia, could cut up to 1,000 senior jobs, according to an internal memo sent... Read more »

IMF’s MD says may have to look at reform alternatives

EkusherAlo24 Desk : International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday the global lender may push ahead with interim steps to give emerging markets a bigger say, despite... Read more »

Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal

Economy : US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has come out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement championed by Barack Obama. The landmark trade deal involves 12 countries along the Pacific... Read more »

ADB to pour $120M to upgrade Ind-BD electricity network

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide financial assistance to help increase transmission capacity of a cross-border electricity link between India and Bangladesh. This will allow Bangladesh to better... Read more »
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