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July 28 - Few companies would rush to slash their pricing by 30%. But fears of a regulatory crackdown in the world’s biggest auto market has firms like Audi preemptively cutting part prices, says John Foley.
July 27 - Fleets of Chinese fishermen are appearing off Vietnam’s coast in contested waters. Reuters' John Ruwitch describes how he tracked one down to its home port in China’s Hainan island.
A mobile app is helping farmers in Ghana increase crop yields and connect with industry players through an online communications medium that is easily accessible and cost-effective. 'mFarms' is an internet based platform that links all actors in the agricultural industry giving farmers access to vital information. Tara Cleary reports.
Wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia nears the end of its final journey to a port near Genoa to be scrapped. Paul Chapman reports.
Summary: stocks see biggest fall in over a week after a money-losing quarter for Amazon and a warning from Visa put investor confidence on the skids; McDonald's sued in Russia; Pollo Loco's hot debut. Conway G. Gittens reports.
With the U.S. importing more than it exports, shipping containers are piling up at American ports. Lily Jamali reports on a Washington, D.C. architect who is recycling them into affordable housing.
Reuters Markets Editor David Gaffen gets the Bullish case for U.S. stocks from Clear Alternatives CEO Diane Garnick.
The social network that started as a mission has become hugely profitable while the e-commerce giant is losing money. Breakingviews discusses the divergent fates of the two companies.
Britain's economy is finally bigger than it was before the financial crisis, as GDP grew 0.8% in the second quarter. The IMF predicts the UK will be the fast-growing country in the G7 this year. Joanna Partridge asks what Britain has done better than its euro zone neighbours, still strugging to recover.
Shareholders cut $16 billion off Amazon's market value, six times what it earned since it went public. Several brokerages cut their price targets. Fred Katayama reports.
BSkyB seeks out new growth in Europe by confirming a deal to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy - potentially creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. Hayley Platt asks whether the $9 billion price tag is a fair price to pay.
One week on from the MH17 disaster, EU leaders are reported to have reached preliminary agreement on harder sanctions against Russia, 'though details are yet to be worked out. Ciara Sutton reports.
RBS caps a week of negative news for the banking sector by delighting investors with a surprise announcement of forecast-beating profit numbers. But litigation issues remain centre-stage for Lloyds and Barclays. David Pollard reports.
Investors welcomed RBS’ lower bad debts. The progress brings capital targets closer and makes forthcoming litigation costs more bearable, says Breakingviews.
July 25 - Could there be a correlation between approval ratings for Japan's prime minister, and the stock market? UBS says yes - worrying since PM Shinzo Abe's rating has just fallen below 50 for the first time
Growing demand in China and the U.S. is driving profit gains at De Beers, says CEO Philippe Mellier.
July 25 - Earnings season is in full swing in Asia, with mobile handset king Samsung expected to confirm disappointing results, and Japan's steel titans providing insight into regional demand for the alloy.
July 25 - U.S. mobile chip giant Qualcomm has come under regulatory pressure from Beijing, threatening its stunning commercial growth in China's competitive smartphone industry, says Breakingviews' Ethan Bilby.
July 25 - Messenger app giant Line's exploding popularity and exponential revenue growth could help it shine amid a lackluster year of IPOs - if it does select Tokyo for its listing. Yonggi Kang reports.
Shares of Amazon slipped after hours, following the online retail giant's quarterly results, which showed a bigger-than-expected loss of $0.27 a share, while sales jumped 23 percent to $19.3 billion, as expected. Conway G. Gittens reports.