StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Worst profits slide in more than 12 years as Asia rivals race ahead

NY Fed rounds on Deutsche Bank

Lender criticised over ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

Airlines halt Israel flights after attack

Cancellations come amid sensitivity after MH17 was shot down

Europe equities firm as Ukraine tensions wane

Asia-Pacific stocks reach six-year highs

Apple relies on growing Chinese appetite

Anticipation of new smartphone blamed for revenue miss

Businesses flout law on paying interns

Many companies still insist candidates work for free, survey finds

Microsoft chief vows to sharpen focus

Nadella narrows efforts in mobile phones, Xbox and Bing

Ackman ‘death blow’ enlivens Herbalife

Stock shoots up as investors brush off probe results

Pepsi urged to give activist board seat

Calstrs fund wants Nelson Peltz to shake-up food and drink group

Queen’s horse fails doping test

Estimate found positive for morphine after Gold Cup

Glasgow is set for political games

Scottish nationalists poised for emotional boost

Comment and Analysis

Israel, Hamas and the rockets

The level of civilian deaths in Gaza is unacceptable

Five key tasks for Indonesia’s Joko Widodo

Rupiah reaches 2-month high after Jakarta governor elected president

US should learn from Germany on jobs

Germans did not rely on central bank to solve unemployment issue

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