LONDON Metals group Liberty House sparked new hope for Britain's endangered steel industry on Tuesday by announcing the first firm bid for Tata Steel UK, potentially saving thousands of jobs.
LONDON/HONG KONG HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) stuck to its promise of higher dividends on Tuesday after a 14 percent profit drop fuelled doubts among some investors about the bank's ability to increase payouts.
China bicycle factory Activity at China's factories shrank for the 14th straight month in April as demand stagnated. Credit: Reuters.
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FRANKFURT Pressure on ticket prices, tourist caution after attacks on European cities and cargo weakness prompted Lufthansa (LHAG.