Week in review, July 26

week in review

Featuring Google, Apple, Credit Suisse and Tesco

Court gives nod to Cukurova fundraising

Funding for Turkcell acquisition could come from a state bank

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Moscow raises beef with McDonald’s

US fast-food chain feels brunt of Russian anger at sanctions over Ukraine

Ricardo Salgado faces an uncertain future

Former head of bank dynasty is suspect in money-laundering probe

BSkyB to pay up to £7.4bn in Europe deals

Pay-TV provider to buy Sky Deutschland stake and Sky Italia

LVMH: lapse of luxury

Analysts more resilient on stock than group’s first-half performance

Russia pushes up interest rates

Central bank warns of risks from geopolitical tensions

Former Alstom employees face UK charges

Move comes day after subsidiary said to be charged with corruption

Young man balancing over a rope between to rocks, Oberstdorf, Bavaria, Germany
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A summer with your head in the clouds

The dividing line between beach and mountain people seems to involve their need for company

Caixabank’s rise points to sector rally

Investors send shares up sharply on banking group’s solid results

Danone profits hit by high milk prices

Group misses forecasts, but remains confident for year targets

RBS chief optimistic on Ulster Bank

Ross McEwan exploring opportunities for Irish subsidiary

Air France-KLM lines up new restructuring

Airline targeting low-cost operations and short-haul markets

Statoil earnings down as gas output cut

State-controlled group moves production due to low gas prices

Former Banco Espírito Santo head detained

Ricardo Salgado questioned by magistrate and released on €3m bail

LVMH blames strong euro for profit hit

First-half results for luxury group below analysts’ forecasts

Beer sales beat Unilever’s ice cream

SABMiller’s top-line growth was 6% in the quarter

Fiat checks out Peugeot as partner

Sanctions and a disunited European Union

A coherent EU response to Russia requires clear thinking

South Africa open to curbs on strike action

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