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Bilibili, China’s answer to YouTube slumps on market debut

Shares of Chinese video platform Bilibili have slumped at their launch on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The shares opened at HKD$790 ($101.6 ; £73.7),...

Suez blockage is holding up $9.6bn of goods a day

The stranded Ever Given mega-container ship in the Suez Canal is holding up an estimated $9.6bn (£7bn) of goods each day, according to shipping...

Twitter: Buyer defends paying $2.9m for ‘Mona Lisa’ of tweets

The buyer of Twitter's first ever tweet by its founder Jack Dorsey for $2.9m (£2.1m) sees it as a wise investment. "It's a piece of...

China’s biggest car brand to launch rival to Tesla

China's biggest carmaker Geely is launching a premium electric car brand it hopes will take on Tesla. The Chinese company, which owns Volvo and Lotus,...

Jack Dorsey’s first ever tweet sells for $2.9m

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet has been sold for the equivalent of $2.9m (£2.1m) to a Malaysia-based businessman. The tweet, which said "just...

Turkish lira falls 14% after bank governor sacked

Turkish lira has tumbled as much as 14% after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked the country's central bank governor over the weekend. Naci Agbal had...

Lamborghini’s profits soar during Covid

Lamborghini had its most profitable year ever in 2020, despite a two-month shutdown of its Italian factory during the pandemic. "We were surprised," said chief...

UNCTAD launches new e-learning platform to facilitate trade

UNCTAD has launched a new e-learning platform for national trade facilitation committees (NTFCs), allowing it to continue building their capacity to keep trade flowing during...

US ratchets up pressure on Chinese telecom firms

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is looking to strip three Chinese telecom firms of their US operating licenses. China Unicom Americas, Pacific Networks and ComNet...

Uber to pay UK drivers a minimum wage, holiday pay and...

Uber says it will give its 70,000 UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions in a move that could prompt a...
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