China quietly joins Asia's currency wars to avert deflation

China is exposed like a sore thumb as countries devalue on all sides, from Russia, to Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 1:12 pm

Alstom fined $772m in US for 'brazen' and 'astounding' foreign bribery schemes

French engineering business hit with record fine in the US over bribery claims in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 12:57 pm

Activists raise William Hill and Prezzo stakes

Parvus has lifted its holding in the bookmaker and Elliott has increased its Prezzo position

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 12:30 pm

The fund that doubled in four days - because of its 'ticker' symbol

A listed American fund has seen its share price double over the past few days - largely, it seems, because its stock market code or 'ticker' symbol is 'Cuba'

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 12:00 pm

Airbus delivers first of a new generation of airliners with A350XWB

Qatar Airways receives first A350XWB as Airbus begins deliveries of advanced new jet set to guarantee the future of the aircraft manufacturer

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 11:45 am

Oil plummets after Saudis say $20 crude is possible

Saudi Arabia's oil minister has sent oil prices tumbling below $60 per barrel by ruling out any cuts to production

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 11:28 am

Tesco crisis: watchdog opens fresh investigation into auditor's role in historic accounts

Accounting watchdog launches new investigation into the role of Tesco auditor PwC which stretches back almost four years

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 11:11 am

From Brussels sprouts to turkey, here's how to have a truly British Christmas dinner

Help the UK economy, and its farmers, by buying British this Christmas

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 11:05 am

BP seeks lower Gulf of Mexico penalty on oil price drop

British oil major argues it has already paid enough following the 2010 giant well leak in the Gulf of Mexico

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 11:02 am

Want to raise more money, Chancellor? Then cut taxes

We have reached the point on the Laffer Curve where revenues start to stagnate

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 10:39 am

'I walked away from Google and halved my salary'

Last year, I was spraying champagne in Las Vegas with 10,000 other Googlers. Today, I'm shivering in a lock-up garage in Staines. Here are nine reasons it was the best decision I ever made

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 9:51 am

The best banks for customer service in 2015

Switching bank in 2015? Telegraph Money has identified the banks which offer the best deals - and the best service

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 9:22 am

Sykes Cottages bags £54m investment amid travel deal bonanza

Exclusive: Private equity group formerly known as Isis injects millions into family-run holiday homes business

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 9:12 am

Fun trumps food: households cut back on essentials to fund going out

UK households increase spending on going out and holidays by cutting back on essentials such as food and switching to cheaper brands

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 7:37 am

Meet Britain's most exclusive watchmaker, whose exquisite timepieces sell for up to £250,000

Roger W Smith spends 11 months making a watch from scratch, and there is a waiting list of four years for one of his timepieces

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 7:22 am

Tesco's annus horribilis in 60 seconds

Watch Tesco's horrible year explained in 60 seconds

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 7:20 am

Five greatest threats to your investments in 2015 - and how to avoid them

Here we name the five greatest risks to your investments in 2015 and explain how they can be avoided

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 7:11 am

Sky prepares for streaming future with stake in Elemental Technologies

Broadcaster invests in US start-up that specialises in delivering video on multiple devices

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 7:01 am

Peel Ports makes waves with annual revenues up by a quarter

Peel Ports, Britain's second-largest docks group, has seen revenues hit £624m as continues expansion plan

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 6:27 am

Russia starts bailing out banks as economy faces 'full-blown crisis'

The Central Bank of Russia has said it will provide £343m of support to one of the country's more troubled banks, as analysts warn of a wave of defaults in the sector

Posted by on 22 December 2014 | 6:26 am