Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Johnson & Johnson says the safety of its talcum powder is supported by decades of scientific evidence Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.7bn (£3.6bn) in damages to 22 women who alleged...
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India can become world’s fifth largest economy provided growth momentum continues, says Arun Jaitley

India can become world’s fifth largest economy provided growth momentum continues, says Arun Jaitley

A day after the World Bank’s (WB) rankings pegged India as the world’s sixth-largest economy, pushing France into seventh place, union minister Arun Jaitley said the country will soon become the world’s fifth largest economy if ‘firm growt...
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Asos shares hit by sales warning

Asos shares hit by sales warning

Image copyright Asos Shares in Asos have fallen more than 10% after the online clothing giant said sales growth this year would be at the lower end of forecasts. The drop in its shares came despite Asos reporting a 22%...
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Guess who’s coming to dinner with Donald Trump

Guess who’s coming to dinner with Donald Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Anyone for dinner? So what would you say to dinner with Donald Trump at Blenheim Palace? Some of Britain’s top business leaders have been wrestling with this tricky problem since the invite appeared on...
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Connaught Place world’s ninth most expensive office location; Mumbai’s BKC slips to 26th, says CBRE report

Connaught Place world’s ninth most expensive office location; Mumbai’s BKC slips to 26th, says CBRE report

New Delhi: New Delhi’s Connaught Place has moved one position higher to become ninth most expensive office location in the world with an annual rent of $153 per sq ft, according to property consultant CBRE. Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC)...
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Murdoch’s Fox increases Sky bid to £24.5bn in takeover battle

Murdoch’s Fox increases Sky bid to £24.5bn in takeover battle

Image copyright Sky Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has increased its offer for UK broadcaster Sky to £24.5bn. This tops a previous offer from rival bidder Comcast and is part of an escalating battle between media giants, including Disney. Fox...
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China ‘shocked’ by US actions in trade dispute

China ‘shocked’ by US actions in trade dispute

Image copyright Getty Images China said it is “shocked” after the US announced plans for fresh tariffs, escalating a trade war between the two countries. The US listed $200bn (£150bn) worth of additional products it intends to place tariffs on...
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Auto component industry to grow at 10-12% CAGR in long term, says Icra report

Auto component industry to grow at 10-12% CAGR in long term, says Icra report

Mumbai: The auto component industry is likely to grow at 10-12 percent annually in the long term onrising rural income, higher disposable income and continued infrastructure activity, according to a report. “We expect a long-term compounded annual growth...
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Wedding and weather lift economy in May

Wedding and weather lift economy in May

Image copyright PA The UK’s economy grew by 0.3% in May, helped by the royal wedding and warm weather, latest figures show. The latest assessment by the Office for National Statistics marks a change in the way the UK’s GDP...
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Five things enjoying a World Cup bonanza

Five things enjoying a World Cup bonanza

Image copyright Getty Images With England’s next World Cup match only a matter of hours away, plenty of fans have already bought their inflatable hands, red-and-white bunting and supplies of beer. In the run-up to a World Cup retailers take...
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