The FBI is investigating whether Russian hackers staged a cyber-attack on major Wall Street businesses this month in retaliation for US sanctions imposed over Ukraine, Bloomberg News reported last night.
LONDON--Retailers in the U.K. saw sales for August grow strongly and expect them to accelerate next month, the Confederation of British Industry said Thursday, after official figures for July failed to meet expectations.
After a bleak start to the year, the US economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the April-June quarter, the government said on Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.
Qantas Airways is setting up a new holding company for its international division - a change that could allow it to sell up to 49 per cent of the business to an outside investor.
Bob Mackenzie, the AA's chairman, will take over the day-to-day operations of Britain's largest roadside recovery specialist following the departure of its chief executive two months after the company floated in London.