LVMH posted lower profits and margins on the back of a 3 percent rise in first-half sales that came in below expectations.
Investors are starting to score from some S&P 500 stocks springing back from a long period of suffering. USA Today reports.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charged a British subsidiary of Alstom with corruption offences after a five-year probe.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever reported a 5.5 percent fall in first half revenue but delivered a rise in profits.
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