B&Q's Kingfisher to sell China stake
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher agrees to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings in a cash deal estimated to be worth £140m
Asian shares higher in thin trade
Asian markets headed higher on Monday, although trading was thin at the start of a working week shortened by the Christmas break.
Job creation likely in 2015 says CBI
Half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones, the CBI business lobby group says.
South Korea cuts growth forecasts
Asia's fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens.
City workers expect bigger bonuses
Senior workers in London's financial services sector are expecting an average 21% rise in their bonus payouts for this year, a survey found.