Ford Explorer 2014 model

Another huge recall by Ford, and $180m bill will hit company hard

FORD Motor Company has recalled more than a million sport utility vehicles in north America for a suspension fault which could increase the risk...
Oxycontin tablets

Court proceedings mount against pharma firms behind OxyContin

JOHNSON & Johnson, Purdue Pharma and Israel-based firm Teva Pharmaceuticals are under increased legal pressure over their roles in the US’s opiate crisis. (Click here...
US-China Trade War

Tariff tussle resumes as US vows to impose new taxes on Chinese imports

THE TRADE war between the US and China is back, with fresh tariffs threatened by America and tit-for-tat retaliations likely to follow. The issue, which...
Boeing Share Price

Boeing stocks fall fast as news of tragic Max 8 crash is shared

By Richard Thomas IN THE age of the Internet and social media, responses to developments, incidents and accidents around the world are having increasingly rapid...
Tesla Model 3 2018

Tesla shuts showrooms and moves to online sales in bid to bring down Model...

TESLA is cutting prices and closing showroom doors in a dramatic bid to remain viable. (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned...
New York Stock Exchange

IPOs for the people! Investors change tack, but public access is as important as...

Venture capital may be flavour of the month, but there is still a place for stock market launches, as BRENDAN FILIPOVSKI reports ARE THE halcyon...
2018 performance - all asset classes

The Year That Wasn’t (but really, really wanted to be)

Nearly all financial and commodity markets stumbled in 2018. Canada-based STUART DUNN, chairman of the Holdun Family Office, looks back at a year some...
Deciem skin care line: The Ordinary

Troubled Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe passes on

BRANDON Truaxe, the founder of Canadian skincare company Deciem, has died of unknown causes at the age...
US-China Trade War

China gives US a level glare over mooted extra tariffs

‘Precise’ response promised in escalating trade war TARIFFS are back in the headlines as China threatens to impose more of its own taxes on US...
Harley Davidson sunset

Get your motor running … but if it’s a Harley, start a savings plan

As Donald Trump’s steel import tariffs attract a counterpunch from the EU, some iconic heavy metal could be the first victim. HAL WILLIAMS reports. THEY...