Thursday 10:30 BST: Europe's main stock markets are falling fast in morning trade, after more weak economic data from the region helps keep investors feeling cautious and leaving the recent multiyear highs on major indices looking overstated.
Sales of "medium" wide-body aircraft will grow more than expected over the next 20 years, while sales of the very largest will shrink, Boeing predicts.
image HONG KONG: Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday after Wall Street advanced in response to an upbeat outlook for the US economy by the Federal Reserve, while Chinese trade growth picked up pace in June.
American Apparel announced late Wednesday that it reached a deal with investment firm Standard General for up to $25 million to bolster the clothing chain's finances.
China's foreign trade grew just 1.2 % to USD 2.02 trillion in the first half of the year, raising doubts whether the world's second-largest economy would meet this year's target of 7.5 %. The trade surplus narrowed to USD 32 billion in June after export growth ...