Airbus SAS is confident it can meet its order goal for A380s in 2013 after an accord with lessor Doric Asset Finance Ltd. for 20 jets gave a much-needed boost to the superjumbo that so far hadn’t booked fresh sales this year.
Legal & General Group Plc, the biggest manager of U.K. pension assets, could invest 15 billion pounds ($24 billion) in infrastructure if the government revised its planning and energy policies, Chief Executive Officer Nigel Wilson said.
U.S. stocks fell, ending four days of records for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, amid disappointing economic data and after a Federal Reserve official said the central bank may slow the pace of stimulus as early as this summer.
U.S. stocks fell, pulling benchmark indexes down from records, and the Dollar Index reversed losses as Federal Reserve officials discussed scaling back stimulus efforts. Gold futures extended the longest slump since 2011.
BlackRock Inc.’s Evy Hambro, who manages the $10 billion World Mining Fund, says he will seek talks with Rio Tinto Group management on a planned iron-ore expansion that some analysts say will result in lower prices.