Business News

Amazon has launched its first shopping website in India

The UK is sitting on significantly more shale gas than previously thought, according to UK firm IGas

Tui Travel has agreed to purchase 60 of Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft

Jaguar Land Rover has recorded it highest ever profit figures

Caterpillar, the world’s largest mining equipment maker, is preparing to roll out revolutionary eye and face-tracking technology

China has signed the framework of a free-trade agreement with Switzerland

The founding members of the Pacific Alliance trading bloc, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, have agreed to scrap the majority of tariffs on trade between their countries

Search giant Google has revealed it has acquired Makani Power

UK ministers have given their approval to plans to construct the world’s largest commercial wave farm

Actavis, the US drugs maker, is to buy Dublin-based Warner Chilcott in a deal worth $8.5 billion

Yahoo is to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion

For the first time in a year and a half, new car sales in Europe rose in the month of April

Japanese shares have topped the 15,000 mark for the first time since January 2008

A report by The International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests that a steeper than expected rise in US shale oil reserves is about to change the global balance of power between new and existing producers

Fortescue Metals have announced that an agreement has been signed for Monax Mining to conduct due diligence on a copper gold project in northern South Australia

International oil giants ExxonMobil and Statoil have reached an agreement to jointly develop an oil field in the Gulf of Mexico

The specialist fluorite producer announces positive drilling results

China’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, has seen its profits almost triple

General Motors (GM) has won approval to build a plant in China to make Cadillac cars

Brisbane's Transcity joint venture has delivered a major road infrastructure project, much of it below the city

Junior iron-ore miner BC Iron and Cleveland Mining have both signed a memoranda of understanding (MoU) to acquire a combined 80 percent shareholding over three separate iron-ore projects in Brazil

Emerging global markets helped air passenger travel figures increase by 5.9 percent in March, compared with those recorded in 2012

Anglo-Dutch company Shell has been awarded a multi-billion pound contract to develop a gas field with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

The world’s largest miner, BHP Billiton, has signed an agreement to sell its Pinto Valley operation to Capstone Mining Corp