BERLIN German manufacturing activity rose slightly for the eighth straight month in July, a survey showed on Monday, in a sign that a major sector of Europe's largest economy began the third quarter in growth mode.
LONDON - HSBC said on Monday that its second-quarter profit fell 4 percent from a year earlier as the bank overhauled its operations in an effort to cut up to $5 billion in annual costs by the end of 2017.
Germany's biggest auto makers have clinched a deal to buy Nokia NOK 0.28 % Corp's digital mapping business, beating out rival bidders for some of the vital technology for self-driving cars in a €2.8 billion ($3.1 billion) acquisition.
As hospital operators begin to report second period earnings - the sixth consecutive quarter of new revenue from once uninsured patients - the number and size of unpaid medical bills continues to fall thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
SHANGHAI Aug 3 The Shanghai Stock Exchange has suspended four trading accounts for serious trading irregularities that influenced market pricing, according to a statement on the exchange's official microblog account published on Monday.