World Business Report

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The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

One of the world's most popular websites, Megaupload has been taken offline by the US authorities. They say it encourages rampant piracy. Vodafone has won a $2 billion tax dispute with the Indian government. And we'll be hearing why Equatorial Guinea thinks the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament will …
It was a mixed day's trading on Wall Street, with both positive and negative news catching the attention of investors. Despite all of the Dow closed in positive territory.
Greece is said to be close to a deal to cut its debt mountain by a hundred billion euros. Wall Street continues to be hopeful about the US economy, but how long will this positive sentiment last? And a sigh of relief for two of Australia's largest car manufacturers, which …
Developing stories regarding Europe and Iran proved the focus for share trading on Wall Street. There was some pessimism that Greece would be able to strike a deal with its creditors. And the prospect of more economic sanctions on Iran pushed the oil price higher.