US GDP growth of 1.2% misses estimates

Second quarter hit by sharp drop in business investment

Clinton questions Trump’s competence

Rival does not have temperament for commander-in-chief, she says

Sony bucks trend of Japan corporate losses

Tech groups including Sharp and NEC swing into red on weak sales

Barclays shares rally after profits drop

Strong credit cards and debt trading performance offsets PPI cost

Four days that shook the digital ad world

Facebook and Google reinforce their dominance in the lucrative online media market

The 'Maran Thetis' oil tanker off East Lothian

Oil supertankers mass off UK coast

Weak demand from refineries leaves crude stored on vessels

Eurozone recovery loses momentum

Data cast doubt on strength of revival as French economy grinds to halt

Banks need to be more efficient, says UBS

Swiss lender beats earnings expectations for second quarter

An exterior view of the Bank of Japan in central Tokyo, Tuesday, 16 March 2004.

BoJ plays for time with weak stimulus

Yen soars as central bank leaves policy largely unchanged

Foxtons profits slump 42%

Estate agent sees no London property market recovery in 2016

BA’s parent warns of uncertain outlook

Low fuel prices and Aer Lingus acquisition boost IAG’s net profits

Comment & Analysis

Clinton’s convention speech dissected

Political experience mixed with human detail in a speech intended to ignite her campaign

Today’s politics do not mirror the 1930s

Countries that have suffered most economically are not electing populists, writes Jacek Rostowski

English football’s ‘plucky loser’ goal

Notebook: We want our team to reflect national ideals

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