Eurozone's unemployment rate remains at 12.1%, though state-by-state disparities exist.
Hermes' net profit rose by 13.9% in the first-half after solid sales rises across all its business regions.
Sinopec to buy a third of Apache's Egypt business in deal worth $3.1bn.
Ackermann said Wauthier's family believe he is partly responsible for suicide "as unfounded as any allegations might be".
Carrefour's sales rose in France and Asia but declined in other parts of Europe.
Australia's largest airline returns to profit with A$6m posting.
Ministry for Primary Industry said Fonterra's milk products do not contain botulism-causing bacteria.
Woolworths' profits leapt 24.4% in the year to 30 June as it opened 73 new stores.
Daimler plans to set up its biggest factory in China to boost Mercedes Benz sales in country
Australian company estimates net loss of about $777m at the end of fiscal year.
VisitScotland attracted both domestic and international tourists, targeting emerging markets such as China and India.
Amgen buying Onyx which was earlier targeted by Pfizer and Novartis as well.
Jiangxi Copper is likely to form a consortium with other potential bidders from China
Barrick Gold makes sale of western Australia mining assets as industry mired in commodity price crisis
External review says Bloomberg journalists had access to its clients' log-in and personal information details
SupergGroup, popular with its trendy Superdry fashion brand, will open three new stores with Demsa by 2014
Beer consumption in the European region has fallen due amid tax hikes, bad weather and economic woes
Ally Financial plans to repay part of the rescue amount by selling $1bn common stock.
Deutsche Wohnen will offer 51 shares for every 20 GSW shares in merger deal
British engineering firm Kentz rejected Amec and M+W's takeover bid, saying both undervalued the company
Stavridis is dismissed due to "ethical reasons" after using plane of businessman who bought state assets
Rising costs and efficient usage by households cut energy consumption.
Acquisition to boost Alibaba's e-commerce as ShopRunner offers Amazon-like services.
Blackstone to reportedly pick up minority stake in Rothesay.
Huarong Asset Management $1.5bn share offer before Hong Kong listing.
Asda posts 0.7% like-for-like sales growth in the second quarter.
Retirement savings provider to acquire Aviva's US annuity operations while adhering to newly imposed strict risk management controls
The joint venture will combine their infrastructure to expand their presence across Europe.
The tussle of $1.2bn loan will leave the banks with about $600m losses.
Land Registry data analysed by property investment firm London Central Portfolio.