It's been nearly a year in the making but the biggest ever beer deal cleared its last major hurdles Friday as SABMiller's board accepted an improved £79 billion ($105 billion) takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD).
LONDON, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 30 percent of international students are less likely to study in the United Kingdom after the country's referendum vote to leave the European Union, according to a survey published by The Independent on Friday.
The pound looks set to extend its decline next week, when traders and economists predict the Bank of England will cut interest rates for the first time in more than seven years.
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy's oldest bank, was the worst performer in this year's stress tests of European banks.
Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc this week reported their lowest quarterly profits since 1999 and 2005, respectively. Chevron Corp.