UK manufacturing growth picked up in July, a survey has suggested, after a 26-month low in June. But growth remained "near-stagnant", Markit said in its monthly UK Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for manufacturing.
HONG KONG/LONDON HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit thanks to a strong performance in Hong Kong and said it had agreed a $5.2 billion sale of its business in Brazil.
A Greek flag flutters between Saint George's bell tower and an olive tree atop the Lycabettus hill in Athens, Greece. Picture: REUTERS.
FRANKFURT/HELSINKI German carmakers BMW (BMWG.DE), Audi (VOWG_p.DE) and Mercedes (DAIGn.DE), will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.75 billion) to buy Nokia's maps business, a transformational deal that will help them to develop self-driving ...
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