Clean energy transition will increase demand for minerals-World Bank

A new World Bank report highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals and metals. Using wind, solar, and energy storage batteries as key examples of low-carbon or "green" ... — Read More

Uber boss quits Trump advisory board

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of ride-sharing service Uber, has stepped down from President Donald Trump's economic advisory group after strong criticism from staff and the public.The board, which also counts Tesla chief executive Elon Musk as a member, is due ... — Read More

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

A US court has ordered Facebook and other defendants to pay $500m (£395m) after finding they unlawfully used a firm's virtual reality technology.The jury found Oculus, which Facebook bought in 2014, used computer code belonging to video game developer Zenimax to ... — Read More

Davos 2017: Business leaders prepare to temper Trump

Donald Trump's hand-picked policy advisers have indicated that some of his most controversial campaign promises may never be fully implemented.The BBC spoke to members of the Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of 19 business leaders who will meet with the ... — Read More

Apple boss's salary and bonuses fall

Apple chief executive Tim Cook saw his salary and bonus slide in the last financial year, but his income from the sale of shares jumped dramatically.Mr Cook was paid $8.75m (£7.1m) in salary and bonus in 2016, down from $10.3m the ... — Read More

Six pharmaceutical firms accused of price-fixing

US authorities have accused six pharmaceutical firms from the US, India and Australia of price-fixing.It is alleged the companies conspired to raise the price of the antibiotic doxycycline and diabetes drug glyburide.The civil lawsuit has been filed in 20 US states.It ... — Read More

Trump's opposition already paying the price

Crossing President-elect Trump's path is proving to be treacherous and he's not even in office yet.Areas of the market Trump waged a war of words against - especially technology companies, emerging markets like China, Brazil, and Mexico and beneficiaries of the ... — Read More

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