UK profit warnings surge in first half

Rise highlights perils of strong pound and fragility of British economy

European stocks steady after Asia rally

Earnings optimism pushes Shanghai up 2%

US decisions dominate the data

Estimates of second-quarter GDP and jobless number out

S&P 500 retreats from record high

Dollar hovers near five-month peak

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Sterling in longest losing run since 2010

Jobs data add to dollar’s allure as recovery play

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Tate & Lyle weathers tough first quarter

Speciality ingredients group on track to meet expectations

S&P 500 inches up to fresh record close

Bulls cheered by earnings and economic data

Strong won weighs on S Korean exporters

Companies pin poor results on currency

RBNZ points to pause in interest rates

Kiwi falls as central bank looks to calm currency’s rise

Japan’s trade deficit hits record

Monthly shortfalls raise fresh doubts about Abenomics

S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

Geopolitical worries take back seat

Johnson Matthey Q1 profits fall 10%

Group says growth will offset impact of strong pound

Renishaw’s 3D printers carve out a profit

Precision engineer reports strong demand for its technologies

North Korea’s business guides

Pyongyang is enlisting tutors in the techniques of modern management

Mt Gox creditors want payouts in Bitcoins

Group threatens bankruptcy shake-up in Tokyo unless demands met

Intervention fears hit Asian EM currencies

Rupiah off highs following election after BI comments

Arbuthnot eyes invoice discounting launch

Move underlines rise of challenger banks stepping in where larger banks retreat

Companies feel the pain of strong pound

Chipmakers to Royal Mail are blaming forex for profit declines