The auction of the “good bank” created from the wreckage of Banco Espírito Santo has turned into a shootout between Anbang Insurance and Fosun International, two acquisitive Chinese rivals. Photograph: Hugo Correia/Reuters

Portugal’s Novo Banco is set to fall into Chinese hands in a more than €4 billion deal that would be the biggest European financial services acquisiti(...)

 In this handout provided by Samaritan’s Purse, two people in protective clothing carry a body at an Ebola isolation ward at a mission hospital outside of Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph:  Samaritans Purse via Getty Images

Hundreds of troops have been deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia to fight the worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll climbed to (...)

Chinese coal mining tycoon Xing Libin made the headlines in 2012 after spending nearly €8.5 million on his daughter’s wedding. The festivities left qu(...)

Mainstream Renewable Power’s 50-megawatt solar farm in Droogfontein, South Africa. The company looks set to secure a deal to build three wind farms in the country’s Northern Cape region.

Mainstream Renewable Power is leading a consortium that looks set to secure a deal with the South African government to build three wind farms in the (...)

Minister of State for Housing Jan O’Sullivan:  “This is a very ambitious package”

The Government is seeking an estimated €100 million from the European Union structural funds to pay for the refurbishment of thousands of local author(...)

The mystery lender behind a Thai billionaire's $9.4 billion purchase of a stake in China's second-biggest insurer was UBS, which offered a last minute and complex financing package known to only a few involve. Photograph: Reuters/Michael Buholzer

UBS provided a secret loan of about $5.5 billion to enable a Thai company to purchase HSBC's stake in a Chinese insurer earlier this year, acco(...)

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