The US economy appeared in stronger shape on the second quarter, as economists revised away much of the downturn suffered at the beginning of the year.
Royal Bank of Scotland's finances are "like groundhog day," outgoing chairman Sir Philip Hampton said, as the bank reported a surprise profit of �293m in the second quarter of the year.
LONDON Royal Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts as it seeks to reassure investors it can withstand an extended period of lower oil prices, even through its planned $70 billion (�44.8 billion) acquisition of BG Group.
Tesco is phasing out the phrase “unexpected item in bagging area” from the soundtrack of its automated checkouts after customers reported being driven to fury by the nagging voice.
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