SYDNEY (Reuters) - Activity in China's vast factory sector expanded at the fastest pace in 27 months in July, while industry surveys across Asia showed a pick up in export orders that hinted at a long-awaited revival in global trade.
Career fair in New York Women fill out job applications at a career fair in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images.
British Airways supremo Willie Walsh today heralded the return of the aviation industry after six years of turbulence as his airlines group enjoyed a 55% surge in profit to land its best second quarter since 2007.
Direct Line Insurance has reported a 7.8 per cent rise in first-half profits to �225.1 million despite booking a nine per cent dip in the value of car insurance premiums sold.
Gatwick Airport is to bring in up to 45 of its own staff to help with luggage handling to ensure there is no repeat of last weekend's delays.