The Athens Stock Exchange has fallen by 22.87% on Monday as trading resumed after a five-week closure. The country's top four lenders - Piraeus Bank, National Bank, Alpha Bank, and Eurobank - were all down by about 30%.
HONG KONG (AP) - HSBC Corp. says strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit to 10 percent, and the bank has announced the sale of its Brazil business.
Germany's biggest auto makers have clinched a deal to buy Nokia NOK 0.28 % Corp's digital mapping business, beating out rival bidders for some of the vital technology for self-driving cars in a €2.8 billion ($3.1 billion) acquisition.
As hospital operators begin to report second period earnings - the sixth consecutive quarter of new revenue from once uninsured patients - the number and size of unpaid medical bills continues to fall thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
The digital currency has been embraced by Chinese users who like to take a gamble: It's all "about trading, about volatility, about making a profit -- buy low, sell high," said Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCChina, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.