Simon Goodley

Shareholders make their voices heard

Corporates in London are once again taking flak over their executive pay policies.

Glencore sweetens Xstrata offer

But the to and fro unsettles potential investors in the mining and commodity giant.

Oil price on a high

Oil price soars as Iran, Opec's second-highest producer, halts exports to British and French companies.

Olympus shares plummet after 20-year loss admission

Shares in Japanese cameramaker Olympus tumbled by 30% in Tokyo, after the company admitted it had been hiding losses.

Sofa, so good

Want to stay for free in 134 countries, and have your own local tour guide? Then try couchsurfing. This unorthodox idea was kindled by an article I read about a new website. It is called the Couch Surfing Project and the premise is simple: need a place to stay? will match you with someone who will let you bed down at their place for free.

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