BREAKING NEWS

2009-07-17

Business

Friday 17th July

European shares finished the day ahead, extending their winning streak to five days and posting their best weekly gain since late November last year

Business

BA raising big cash

Trying to secure its future, British Airways is to raise almost 700 million euros though selling bonds and bank loans. Half of that money is

Business

Renault's sales slip

Mixed news from French carmaker Renault. Vehicle sales were down 16.5 percent in the first half of the year – similar to the overall market fall

Business

RHJ details Opel bid

Details have emerged of the offer for General Motors’ Opel and Vauxhall business from the Belgium-based investor RHJ International. In a

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Euro zone trade sputters

Euro zone exports and imports both tumbled in May. New figures from the EU statistics office show there was a trade surplus as imports contracted