​Deal between rival South Korean battery suppliers averts 10-year US import ban

A deal between South Korea’s SK Innovation and rival LG Energy Solution also protects thousands of jobs in US state of Georgia

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WATCH: Why Murray & Roberts believes a turnaround is on the cards

Murray &Roberts CEO Henry Laas spoke to Business Day TV about the group's interim results

WATCH: Alcohol ban shows wrath of ruling party

Michael Avery talks to a panel about the ban on alcohol and possible alternative approaches to outright bans

Airbus sees next generation jets as narrow-bodies

Court opinion reveals talks with engine maker General Electric

Volkswagen inks $3.7bn deal for Traton to buy Navistar

Heavy-truck unit will be provided with a loan of €3.3bn to fund the transaction

WATCH: Why Sappi expects a recovery in 2021

Sappi CEO Steve Binnie talks to Business Day TV about how the company will cope in the post-pandemic operating environment

Alibaba takes wraps off experimental smart factory

Chinese company leverages consumer data and technologies to hone efficiency and meet consumer expectations

Investors give Rolls-Royce the green light for $2.6bn equity sale

Engine maker can access a further £3bn through a bond sale and a £1bn term loan

Never mind Amazon, these seven small European companies shoot out the lights

Investors seeking stellar returns have been snapping up shares ranging from e-commerce to mobile-game makers

Malaysian palm oil planters slam US ban

Farmers’ group rejects accusation that top producer uses forced labour

WATCH: Why Ford is investing in SA

Ford SA MD Neale Hill talks to Business Day TV about the group’s expansion plans

WATCH: Covid-19 weighs on Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas talks to Business Day TV about the company’s plans to recover from the pandemic

WATCH: Why Master Drilling expects a bumpy second half

Master Drilling CFO Andre van Deventer talks to Business Day TV about the group’s plans for the coming months

WATCH: How Covid-19 weighed on Imperial

Imperial CEO Mohammed Akoojee talks to Business Day TV about the company’s full-year performance

WATCH: Why the alcohol industry has canned investments

SAB vice-president for finance Andrew Murray talks to Business Day TV about the cancellation of a R2.5bn investment

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