*Total's CEO a defender of Moscow policies. MOSCOW, Oct 21- The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. The collision occurred minutes before midnight Moscow time as de Margerie's Dassault Falcon jet was taking off...» Read More
Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.
The glamour, champagne-soaked launches and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of "super-yachts."
China Galaxy Securities has filed applications to regulators for a planned $1.5 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong and Shanghai, IFR reported on Friday.
Toyota Motor eliminated a huge obstacle with a U.S. settlement over unintended acceleration in its cars and trucks, leaving it to fight smaller cases that will be harder for plaintiffs to prove and less likely to damage the company's growing sales.
A Park will be back in South Korea's presidential mansion come February, and the big businesses, or chaebol, that dominate the country's economy will be breathing a sigh of relief that her left-wing challenger did not win Wednesday's presidential vote.
Go Daddy, one of the world's biggest Internet hosting firms, appointed Yahoo former Chief Product Officer Blake Irving as chief executive.
Samsung Electronics pushed the anointed heir of the company Chairman closer to the top job on Wednesday.
U.S. regulators on Monday charged the Chinese arms of five top accounting firms with securities violations over their refusal to produce certain audit papers, raising questions about whether talks between the United States and China to resolve the issue have stalled.
After holding fire in November, Australia's central bank is expected to lower borrowing costs when it meets on Tuesday, as the economy begins to show cracks.