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Dalian Wanda buys Swiss sports firm

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda will buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media with a group of investors for $1.19bn (£780m).

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The ‘new Africa’ sweeping away the old

The BBC’s Alan Kasujja returns to his native Uganda to meet the young entrepreneurs aiming to create a “new” Africa – while still dealing with the “old”.

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Samsung warns about ‘listening’ TV

Samsung is warning people about discussing personal information in front of their smart television set.

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Ayn Rand is 110, and still influential years later

How did a novelist become the world’s most influential free market thinker?

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Miliband stance ‘not anti-business’

Labour leader Ed Miliband is not anti-business and firms will become “more reassured” about his stance by the election, Lord Mandelson has said.

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Let’s get digital! Ecuador’s new currency

More than 15 years after adopting the U.S. dollar, Ecuador is starting its own digital cash.

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Watchdog threatens East Coast probe

Competition watchdog orders Stagecoach and Virgin to take action on overlapping routes.

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VIDEO: How much is a retro-computer worth?

There is money to be made from the rising fashion of collecting older technology as it goes out of production.

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Oil is falling, and it’s all OPEC’s fault: BIS

The BIS faults OPEC’s November decision to focus on market share, rather than cutting output, for the collapse in oil.

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Ukraine mission ends with promise of more talks

It remains unclear if a Angela Merkel and François Hollande initiative for peace in Ukraine discussed with Vladimir Putin Friday would succeed. The FT reports.