Warren Buffett attends his company Berkshire Hathaway’s   annual shareholders’ meeting  in Omaha, Nebraska. Photograph: Reuters/Rick Wilking/Files

Shareholders in Berkshire Hathaway are expressing unease at the company’s deepening relationship with private equity group 3G Capital, ahead of an exp(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and chief executive officer Warren Buffett says he can beat Standard & Poor’s 500 Index  over equity market cycles, like he did in the six-year period that ended December 31st. Photograph: Reuters/Carlo Allegri

Warren Buffett said his performance at Berkshire Hathaway should be measured over the course of stock market cycles, after missing a five-year targ(...)

There were fears for jobs at HJ Heinz’s Irish operations as the company announced it was considering up to 248 job cuts across the UK and Ireland.  Photograph: Kevin Lorenzi/Bloomberg

Fears are growing for jobs in Co Louth as ketchup maker HJ Heinz warned it was considering cutting almost 250 jobs at its UK and Ireland operations. T(...)