18 January 2011
Last updated at 19:09 ET
Apple made record profits and revenues in the run-up to Christmas, but the company's statement makes no mention of boss Steve Jobs' health problems
A new television powerhouse looks set to be created after US regulators clear Comcast's proposed $13.8bn takeover of NBC Universal.
Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya says he owns F1 and IPL teams for sound business reasons, not as a pastime.
Boeing postpones the delivery date for the first of its new 787 Dreamliners again, this time until the third quarter of 2011.
Citigroup reports a $1.3bn fourth quarter profit, but its shares fall on disappointment that the results are not better.
UK police and Russian authorities investigate alleged criminal activities of four Russian officials assigned to the EBRD.
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