Standard Chartered STAN 4.21 % isn't out of the woods just yet. The beleaguered emerging-markets lender reported its first set of results under new Chief Executive Bill Winters on Wednesday, and there were some positive surprises.
Greece's prime minister said his country was in the "final stage" of talks for a new bailout, as his left-wing government on Wednesday rejected the idea of extending the negotiations beyond this month.
Airbus has won a patent for a hypersonic passenger plane which could potentially fly from London to New York in an hour. Dubbed Concord 2.0, the jet would be capable of flying more than four times the speed of sound.
... * September U.S. rates "liftoff" back on table. * Dollar index at highest since April. * SocGen leads European stock charge.
At least 24 people died and hundreds were rescued after two passenger trains derailed nearly side by side as they crossed a bridge in central India late Tuesday night.