Holidaymakers jetting off to take advantage of the strong pound and escape last month's rain helped easyJet notch up a record August, and is set to see the airline deliver better-than-expected profits.
Ankara: The United States on Friday pressed China to improve communication of its economic policy and avoid competitive devaluations, as G20 finance chiefs met hoping to calm markets rattled by slowing Chinese growth and the prospect of a US rate hike.
New air freight data from the International Air Transport Association show a decline in air cargo demand in July, the latest indicator of faltering global trade stemming from weakness in China and other emerging markets.
BlackBerry will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems.
NEW YORK Crude futures fell about 2 percent on Friday as traders shrugged off a drop in the number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil and focussed instead on a supply glut and declining stock prices on Wall Street.