LONDON The dollar jumped and world stocks were left flat-footed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the U.S.
The Spanish economy expanded at the fastest pace in eight years in the second quarter. Spain grew by 1pc in the three months to June, up from 0.9pc in the first three months of the year.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank's net profit rose in the second quarter, but legal expenses stemming from investigations of the bank's past conduct also increased and the bank's new co-CEO said its financial performance was unsatisfactory.
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