... * BP takes $9.8 bln pretax charge after $18.7 bln settlement. * Q2 net income of $1.3 billion. * BP trims 2015 spending again to grapple with low oil prices (Adds details, quotes).
TOKYO - Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out at the top in the intensely competitive tallies.
Baidu Baidu reported results for its June quarter after the close of trading yesterday that were mostly in-line however guidance for the September quarter was a bit lower than Wall Street was expecting.
The Australian share market has recovered most of its earlier losses and closed just slightly down after a choppy day of trade as investors kept a close eye on China's volatile markets.
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.