LONDON, Feb 7- The chairman of an influential committee of British lawmakers has asked finance minister George Osborne to make clear that banks should not be able to offset regulatory fines against their corporation tax bills. Tyrie, who chairs Britain's Treasury Select Committee, also requested clarification from Osborne that settlements reached with...» Read More
Wisconsin Energy struck a $5.71 billion deal to buy Integrys Energy, creating a larger, more diverse electric and natural gas company.
In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash.
After an investigation banks and trading houses are aware of the risks of storing commodities in China's warehouse sector.
Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.
U.S. cable and fiber Internet providers usually deliver the advertised download speeds, while DSL connections increasingly fall short, the FCC said.
Argentina threatened to default on its debt on Wednesday when the government called it "impossible" to pay bond service due on June 30.
Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.
The failed Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.
Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet disclosed that he had a malignant tumor on his kidney that was removed over the weekend.
Shiite Iran is so alarmed by Sunni insurgent gains in Iraq that it may be willing to cooperate with Washington.
U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06-billion-euro ($1.44 billion) fine handed down by the European Union.
South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a 13th consecutive month on Thursday.
Ford is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box and it plans to team up with ketchup maker Heinz to to make it happen.
Oil sitting comfortably over $100 a barrel leaves OPEC ministers with an easy task to leave output steady at their meeting.
Natural gas supplies to Ukraine and the European Union were stable on Tuesday after a Russian deadline passed for Kiev to pay off some of its debts.
India's new government will pursue a broad economic reform agenda focused on job creation, President Pranab Mukherjee told parliament on Monday.
Thailand's junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok on Sunday to smother protests.
BofA could pay over $12 billion to settle probes into the bank's alleged handling of shoddy mortgages, the Wall Street Journal said.
Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.