Takeover battle looms for bookmaker William Hill

A bid battle is looming for UK betting giant William Hill after it received two rival takeover approaches. The company confirmed it had received proposals from US-based private equity firm Apollo and casino giant Caesars Entertainment. It said talks were

Singapore factory output snaps losing streak, surging 13.7% in August as semiconductors shine

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s manufacturing output rebounded in August, ending a three-month slump, bolstered by strong growth in semiconductor production and a return to growth for the volatile biomedical segment. Factory production grew a surprisingly strong 13.7 per cent compared with the

Trump backs Harley-Davidson boycott

Donald Trump has tweeted that it is “great” that many Harley-Davidson owners plan to boycott the firm as a row over tariffs escalates. The US president said “most other firms… including Harley competitors” agreed with his decision to impose tariffs

Shoppers could pay more after no-deal Brexit

Shoppers will feel the impact of a no-deal Brexit at supermarket tills, the British Retail Consortium has warned. The BRC said tariffs would add £3.1bn a year to the cost of importing food and drink unless the UK and EU