Rakesh Kapoor

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Banking shares were out of sorts, with Bank of Ireland down 1.9%, Permanent TSB off 1.6% and AIB slipping 0.7%

European shares saw their week-long rally come to a halt on Wednesday, driven by weakness across oil companies and banks, as soft Chinese economic dat(...)

Reckitt: the maker of Finish, Dettol and Harpic forecast higher 2018 sales. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

The consumer-goods group Reckitt Benckiser missed 2017 profit expectations and said tough trading in developed markets and rising commodity costs were(...)

Sony’s Betamax VCR launched in 1974. In 1976, rivals JVC came out with their own VHS format VCR, which doubled the recording time available. Within a decade the Betamax had become virtually obsolete. Photographs: Getty Images

The Museum of Failure has opened its doors in Sweden, showcasing a collection of product innovations that have proved to be anything but successful. T(...)


The lexicon: Hard Brexit Brexit looks set to be very hard indeed for both Britain and Ireland, with new figures suggesting a contraction of 0.2 per(...)

The £70 million pay package recently awarded to Martin Sorrell was one of the biggest payouts in British history.

The average pay of bosses in Britain’s FTSE 100 rose more than 10 per cent in 2015 to an average of £5.5 million, according to a survey that is likel(...)

The average sum given by parents to their “generation rent” offspring is £17,500, or 7 per cent of purchase price

There’s a new bank in town and it’s a force to be reckoned with. It didn’t have a big launch and there’s been no expensive advertising campaign, but B(...)

Martin Sorrell: said he had spent more than three decades building WPP from a £1m company into one capitalised at £21bn

Martin Sorrell, the septuagenarian boss of advertising giant WPP, doesn’t like the word “pay”. Instead, it seems, he prefers the term “reward” to desc(...)

Reckitt will combine operations in Russia and the former Soviet countries with its Europe and North America business, and combine Latin America and Asia with the Middle East and Africa

British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser announced a cost-cutting plan yesterday to adapt to markets that have become more competitive in the fa(...)