... * Toyota H1 sales fall 1.5 pct to 5.02 mln cars. * VW reported 5.04 mln H1 deliveries on July 17. * Toyota says emerging markets, mini-vehicle taxes weighed (Adds context on VW, analyst comment and background).
LONDON - The British oil giant BP said on Tuesday that it had lost $5.8 billion in the second quarter, reflecting a huge settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Sanofi agreed to contribute $2.2 billion to work with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. on therapies that harness the immune system to fight cancer.
U.S. stock-index futures rallied, signaling equities will rebound after posting their longest losing streak since January. Standard & Poor's 500 Index E-mini contracts expiring in September increased 0.6 percent to 2,076.5 at 6:05 a.m.
July 27, 2015: This photo shows gold coins and a gold chain that were found in the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet that sunk in the Atlantic Ocean.