Thursday May 14, 2015
Spain's Telefonica today said its net profit more than doubled in the first quarter thanks to a one-off financial boost from the sale of its British unit O2.
Friday May 08, 2015
The Government's borrowing costs have more than doubled since the last week in April to hit close to 1.5% for 10 year debt at one stage yesterday.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Spain's Telefonica said it had finalised a deal to sell its British mobile business O2 to Three Mobile's parent company Hutchison Whampoa for £10.25bn, confirming details announced earlier this year.
Thursday February 26, 2015
Hutchison Whampoa, the ports-to-telecoms group of Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing, today said it doubled its net profit in 2014, beating analyst estimates.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Telefonica said today it expected revenue to grow by more than 7% this year as it reported a 19% drop in 2014 operating income.
Friday January 23, 2015
Hutchison Whampoa has agreed to buy Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for up to £10.25 billion.
Thursday December 11, 2014
The Revenue Commissioners are examining the 28,000 plus Lux Leaks documents detailing agreements between a number of countries with operations in Ireland and the tax authorities in Luxembourg.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Walt Disney, commodities group Koch Industries and other companies agreed deals in Luxembourg that could have delivered huge tax savings, a group of investigative journalists has reported.
Friday November 28, 2014
Hutchison Whampoa, the owner of Britain's fourth largest mobile operator 3 Group, is preparing a bid for EE or O2, several sources familiar with the matter said.
Tuesday November 25, 2014
The Government's National Broadband Plan as presented through a series of maps published yesterday should be lauded for its ambition. It should also be greeted with scepticism, writes Niall Kitson.