Prospects for UK dividends decline

More On this topic IN UK Companies UK company dividends are forecast to fall deeper this year than expected as cuts from some of Britain’s largest corporations overshadow a broad-based improveme...

Italy votes against oil drilling curbs

©AFP A polling station in Rome on Sunday. Turnout was low, at around 32 per cent More On this topic IN World Matteo Renzi received a political boost on Sunday night after the failure of a referen...

Five questions in the wake of Doha

©AFP Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Qatar’s energy minister says oil is ‘heading in the right direction’ Talks between some of the world’s biggest oil producers on a deal to ...

Five questions post Doha

©AFP Saudi coming power player Mohammed bin Salman Talks between some of the world’s biggest oil producers on a deal to freeze output collapsed on Sunday evening after Saudi Arabia insisted...