TOKYO: Toyota has fallen behind Volkswagen in the race for the world's biggest automaker title, figures showed Tuesday, as the German giant outsold its Japanese rival in the first half of the year.
The Australian share market has recovered most of its earlier losses and closed just slightly down after a choppy day of trade as investors kept a close eye on China's volatile markets.
BP's second-quarter profits have been hit by a $9.8bn (�6.3bn) charge from the Deepwater Horizon explosion, after it settled long-running legal action over the disaster.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - A Sanford family of treasure hunters has found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts off the coast of Fort Pierce.
Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) said it would buy the utility consumption meter business of Britain's Melrose Industries Plc (MRON.