SYDNEY Australia experienced the slowest economic growth in two years over the second quarter due in part to a sharp fall in export volumes, official data showed on Wednesday, knocking the Australian dollar to its lowest in over six years.
A federal judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.
BERLIN—German car maker Volkswagen AG VLKAY -2.93 % on Wednesday said it would extend the contract of Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn through 2018, ending speculation that he could step down as CEO and become chairman.
McDonald's Corp. plans to start selling all-day breakfast across the US on 6 October, aiming to reinvigorate sluggish sales by fulfilling a longstanding customer request.
Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand in the first half of the year, resulting in good growth in profits and revenue and an upbeat outlook for the full year.