Laughing stock

28 October 2008 By John Foley

VW became the biggest company in the world on Tuesday all because of a creeping takeover by rival carmaker Porsche. The surreal distortions in VW s shares make a mockery not just of Germany s governance and takeover rules, but its very stock market.

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