Standard Chartered's profits crashed by 44pc in the first half of the year as problems with bad loans in India hit the bank's books.
Concorde's supersonic boom hampered its deployment beyond the North Atlantic. Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/Rex Shutterstock. Reuters.
... * Fed's Lockhart says he will support Sept rate hike. * Dollar hits highest since April vs basket of currencies. * Platinum, palladium hover near multi-year lows.
Mums and dads working for Netflix in the USA will now get “unlimited” parental leave for the first year of their child's life, the company has announced.
Low-cost carrier Ryanair said it flew more than 10 million international passengers last month, a feat it claimed was a first for any airline.