Stock markets across Asia Pacific tumbled on Thursday as a global sell-off in equities and bonds rippled around the globe spurred by worries over the impact of rising interest rates

Stock markets across Asia Pacific tumbled on Thursday as a global sell-off in equities and bonds rippled around the globe spurred by worries over the (...)

GKN’s headquarters in Redditch, England: GKN’s   campaign to fend off bid, currently worth about £7.8bn (€8.8bn), was boosted on Thursday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

A top 30 shareholder in British engineering company GKN plans to reject a hostile takeover bid from industrial turnaround specialist Melrose, the late(...)

Concerns have been raised about the role of Rupert Murdoch’s son James, who is Sky’s chairman and Fox’s chief executive. Photograph: PA Wire

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has tabled a formal £11.7 billion (€14 billion) takeover bid for broadcaster Sky. Fox’s offer of £10.75 per share f(...)

The impending arrival of Jose Mourinho at Manchester Utd saw stock rise in New York trading on Monday.  Photograph: PA

Shares in Manchester United rose in New York on Monday after media reports the club was set to replace its manager with former Chelsea boss Jose Mouri(...)