E-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to buy half of China’s most popular soccer team, which won the Asia championship last year, as founder Jack Ma fol(...)

Rabobank’s interim chief executive Rinus Minderhoud (left) and chief financial officer Bert Bruggink  speak before presenting the annual results at their headquarters in Utrecht today. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

Dutch lender Rabobank said net profit dipped 2 per cent last year as a $1 billion (€730 million) fine for rigging benchmark interest rates and (...)

Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem: said Robeco bonuses were “not in the spirit of the times”. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

The Dutch government is to introduce tough legislation which will cap performance-related bonuses in the financial services sector at 20 per cent, des(...)