SHIPPING OFF : A cross-channel ferry of the British company DFDS Seaways leaves Calais harbour in northern France, for Dover in South East of England. (Denis Charlet, AFP)
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The German economy likely stagnated during the second quarter as international tensions weighed on the country's industrial sector, the central bank says.
The Japanese government has downgraded the nation's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 1.2%, amid the impact of a tax increase.
Argentina has asked a US judge to put an order requiring it to pay bondholders who did not participate in debt restructurings on hold.
Britain's Royal Mail Group says would have to rely on cost control measures and letters sales to meet full-year expectations amid rising competition.
Glenfiddich, the scotch whiskey business owned by William Grant & Sons, is looking to buy Drambuie, the brand owned by the MacKinnon family, reports Sky News.
An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of an oil drilling rig into Arctic waters is turning into a major political exercise, creating a dilemma for Exxon Mobil.
Asian markets have picked up with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels have handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17.
US shares have finished lower as geopolitical concerns weighed on sentiment during the first trading session of a busy week of corporate earnings reports.