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Three killed in China train station attack

Three people were killed and 79 wounded in a bomb and knife attack at a train station in western China on Wednesday, state media said.

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Is sterling punching above its weight?

Positive sentiment has spurred a winning streak for the pound, but some analysts are not convinced its strength will last.

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Why Sony desperately needs to innovate

Innovation is the name of the game for most tech firms. In Sony’s case, much more needs to be done on this front, analysts say.

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Ethiopia’s big tourism ambition

Ethiopia gets serious about boosting its tourism industry

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Is Brazil facing a housing bubble?

Soaring property prices in Brazil fuel bubble fears

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Why it pays to be lucky in investing

Is investing really just a game of chance?

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Morrisons cuts core product prices

Struggling supermarket Morrisons announces it will cut prices by as much as 17% on some products, in a bid to win back customers.

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‘Weed’ portfolios, but don’t sell in May: Analysts

Stocks closed out April with a bang and many watchers believe this is not the year to sell in May.

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US Fed continues to shrink stimulus

The US Federal Reserve announces a further slowdown of its stimulus efforts, trimming its monthly bond-purchases by $10bn.

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Republicans block minimum wage rise

Senate Republicans block a Democratic-backed rise in the US minimum wage, as the two parties stake out positions ahead of November’s election.