The position of presiding director, held by former ExxonMobil chief executive Lee Raymond, is to be rebranded as ‘lead director’ in coming months
Viviane Reding’s stance on data protection could complicate negotiations for a trade agreement between Washington and Brussels
Gold settled 0.7 percent higher at a one-month high of $1,292.90 on Friday, boosted by a retreat in the dollar.
Yen up ahead of Japanese election
The dollar fell against the yen in late trade on Friday as investors adjusted positions before Japan’s upper house elections on Sunday.
The deals are also the latest indication that Apple is prepared to look outside its Cupertino campus for skills to help solve internal problems
Boris Johnson, London mayor, is hoping to join forces with New York and San Francisco to push for a way to disable handsets when stolen
The new-found strength has not gone unnoticed in Washington where a senator suggested the Fed should not heed pleas to rein back regulatory pressure
Sequestration’s impact on hotels
CNBC’s Simon Hobbs shares a preview of earnings out of the hotel sector; and Patrick Scholes, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, discusses the impact of government sequestration on the industry, and why he likes Wynn Resorts and Felcor Lodging.