BEIJING, Oct 21- China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/ 09 global financial crisis as a slumping property market dragged on manufacturing and investment, adding to concerns about flagging global growth. The weaker gross domestic product figure fed speculation that China will miss its official full-year growth...» Read More
After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
Banks cut 5,500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5 percent of the total, leaving the region with 20,000 fewer outlets than it had when the financial industry was plunged into crisis in 2008.
Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.
Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.
President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The supervisory board of Siemens confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Peter Loescher on Wednesday and appointed Joe Kaeser, the company's Chief Financial Officer as the new CEO.
Europe's EADS on Wednesday confirmed plans to reorganize in three divisions and change its name to Airbus, adopting the look and feel of its arch-rival Boeing in a bid to become more competitive.
Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.
U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.
Euro zone officials have approved the transfer of 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of funding to Greece and euro zone governments are expected to approve disbursement by Monday.
British aviation investigators identified an emergency beacon made by Honeywell International as a likely source of last week's blaze on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner and called for it to be turned off, spurring a rally in Boeing shares.
Greece's bank rescue fund picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the next tranche Greece's bailout.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
Investigators started work on Saturday to establish the cause of a fire on a Boeing Dreamliner at London's Heathrow airport.
The Treasury said on Friday it will postpone enforcement of a new law that cracks down on offshore tax avoidance by Americans.
Barnes& Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned effective immediately, the U.S. bookstore chain said on Monday.
The number of claims filed against BP's oil spill compensation fund has risen by 18 percent over the last six weeks to a total of 195,403, according to a claims website.
BlackBerry's annual meeting is Tuesday and management will likely face tough questions from investors after dismal quarterly results last week.
Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.
It's shaping up to be a brutal summer for bond investors as the bloodbath in the US credit market shows no signs of letting up.