LONDON/HONG KONG HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) stuck to its promise of higher dividends on Tuesday after a 14 percent profit drop fuelled doubts among some investors about the bank's ability to increase payouts.
China bicycle factory Activity at China's factories shrank for the 14th straight month in April as demand stagnated. Credit: Reuters.
FRANKFURT Pressure on ticket prices, tourist caution after attacks on European cities and cargo weakness prompted Lufthansa (LHAG.
One in four house purchases this year will involve parents helping children on to the housing ladder, new research reveals. Favourites.
North American markets opened lower on Tuesday as weak Chinese economic data and a surprise rate cut by the Australian central bank fanned worries about the health of the global economy.