In the 1400s, China owned the greatest seagoing fleet in the world, up to 3,500 ships at its peak. China had been poised to circumnavigate the globe decades before the Europeans did, but instead the Ming Dynasty retracted into itself and entered a 200-year-long slump. Few peopleRead more »
Mark Cutifani, chief executive of Anglo American, looks cheerful. Cutifani, a mining engineer to his core, took the reins at Anglo in 2013, with a remit to improve efficiency at its mines and help the venerable mining group - 100 years old this year - make up ground it had lost against its rivals.
Just 3 percent said returns for the year topped expectations. Only 31 percent said returns met expectations, while 66 percent said returns fell short.
Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S3, a gorgeous new device that I can confidently call the best-looking tablet on the market. Like the equally stunning Galaxy S7, the Galaxy Tab S3 has a glass and metal chassis, which is sleek, glossy and unashamedly attractive. Designed primarily for entertainment