FRANKFURT - The Greek businessman was nervous as he carried a suitcase stuffed with cash through passport control at the Athens airport a few months ago.
Her shrill tone will be all too familiar to shoppers at Britain's biggest supermarket, but now the irritating voice of Tesco's self-service checkouts is to disappear having upset too many customers.
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) said Thursday it will cut about 6,500 jobs and capital investment this year as it restructures and dumps some businesses to prepare for a "prolonged downturn" in oil prices.
The government is set to launch its first sale of Royal Bank of Scotland shares since the lender's �46 billion taxpayer-funded rescue nearly seven years ago, marking the beginning of the bank's return to private ownership.
In the contest to accurately estimate second-quarter economic growth, a tracker created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta once again did better than private-sector rivals.