JP Morgan leads Dow Jones higher

Wall Street shares edged higher on Wednesday, with financial stocks leading the way. JP Morgan Chase and American Express were among the biggest risers on the Dow Jones index, up 1.65% and 1%...

Body Shop bought by Brazil’s Natura

Brazilian cosmetics group Natura has confirmed it is buying UK cosmetics chain The Body Shop. Natura is thought to be paying 1bn euros ($1.1bn; £880m) to the French group L'Oreal, which has owned The Body...

Qatar wants 10% of American Airlines

American Airlines has received an "unsolicited" approach from Qatar Airways which wants to acquire 10% of the US carrier. In a regulatory filing, American Airlines said Qatar intended to buy at least $808m...