China's year-on-year gross domestic product grew 7.4pc, figures from first three months of the year show. But the year-on-year figure is down from the 7.7pc expansion in 2013's final three months.
Workers sort packages at a delivery company in Beijing on Singles Day, one of Alibaba's Agence France-Presse - Getty ImagesWorkers sort packages at a delivery company in Beijing on Singles Day, one of Alibaba's busiest days for online shopping.
Coca-Cola. The world's biggest beverage maker said Tuesday that the amount of soda it sold globally fell for first time in 15 years.
Starbucks is to move its European head office from Amsterdam to London by the end of the year, following a row over corporate tax avoidance.
A deal reached Tuesday would take some of the sting out of proposed pension cuts for Detroit's retired police officers and firefighters.