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General Motors says chief executive Dan Akerson will step down next month, pulling ahead his planned departure by several months.
Alitalia has finally secured the €300m it needs to keep flying over Christmas concluding a drawn-out capital raising, a source says.
South African stocks have declined, falling into the red with investors taking profits in stocks such as Woolworths, which helped lead the recent surge.
A Swiss regional bank says it will participate in a scheme by US officials to crackdown on wealthy Americans.
Prudential says it hopes to generate about £10bn in cash over the next four years in a bid to double its Asian new business profits.
A London report says the Canary Wharf district hopes to build more than 3 000 homes, offices, 100 shops, as well as a primary school and healthcare facility.
Now there are apps that keep track of special moments by producing digital scrapbooks and journals to help users log where they have been and what they have done
Nearly 20% of Americans are politically influential after becoming rich and their spending capacity is key to the US economic recovery, a survey says.