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  • BRUSSELS, July 16- The European Union told Airbnb on Monday to bring its terms and conditions into line with the bloc's consumer rules or face action by national consumer agencies, after a review of the short-term rental platform found some violations. San Francisco- based Airbnb and similar rental platforms, which help homeowners rent out their homes or rooms...

  • *EU says China knows what it needs to do to open up. BEIJING, July 16- China could open its economy if it wished, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, with the European Union calling on countries to avoid a trade war even as pressure mounts on Beijing over its industrial policies. Playing host to Juncker and European Council President...

  • Net income applicable to common shareholders rose to $6.47 billion in the second quarter, from $4.75 billion a year earlier. Earnings per share was 63 cents, up from 44 cents. Analysts on average were expecting the bank to earn 57 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • LONDON, July 16- British Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union. May is battling for her political survival after announcing a negotiating plan that enraged eurosceptics in her Conservative Party, who see it as keeping...

  • LONDON, July 16- High-grade euro zone bond yields hovered near recent lows on Monday as softening Chinese growth kept investors wary about the potential global economic impact of a trade dispute between the United States and other major countries. China's economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as Beijing's efforts to contain debt crimped...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Britain will invest 2 billion pounds to 2025 to develop a fighter jet called Tempest that could be used with pilots or as a drone, its defence minister said on Monday, unveiling a life-sized model of the new stealthy warplane. Gavin Williamson said the programme was aimed at ensuring Britain's continued leadership in fighter...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Britain will invest 2 billion pounds to 2025 to develop a fighter jet called Tempest that could be used with pilots or as a drone, its defense minister said on Monday, unveiling a life-sized model of the new stealthy warplane. Gavin Williamson said the program was aimed at ensuring Britain's continued leadership in fighter...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Airbus and Boeing announced more than $10 billion of combined deals in the opening hours of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, suggesting demand for new jets remains in rude health despite worries over trade tensions and Brexit. Even before the first displays had taken to the skies over a sun-baked southern England, U.S. planemaker...

  • NEW YORK _ BlackRock Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $1.07 billion. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $6.60 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.45 billion.

  • LONDON, July 16- Oil prices slipped on Monday as concerns about supply disruptions eased and Libyan ports reopened while traders eyed potential supply increases by Russia and other oil producers. Supply outages in Libya, a labour dispute in Norway and unrest in Iraq all helped push oil prices higher late last week, although prices still fell for a second...

  • July 16- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest asset manager, reported a 25.6 percent jump in quarterly profit on Monday, helped by higher investment advisory fees. Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.07 billion in the second quarter ended June 30, from $854 million a year earlier. On a per share basis, BlackRock earned $6.62, compared with $5.20 a year...

  • FRANKFURT, July 16- The European Central Bank has advertised for a new bank supervisory chief, looking for an expert to oversee a sector still weighed down by bad loans and weak profitability following the bloc's debt crisis. 5 3 f e 9 c 2 f 9 7 6 c 3 5 5 1 0 4 f 7 d b 5 5 4 7 9 9 5 f 9 8 published on the ECB website on Monday formally launches the process to replace France's Daniele...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Qatar Airways has finalized an order to buy five 777 freighters from U.S. planemaker Boeing, the two companies said on Monday. The deal, announced at the Farnborough Airshow, is worth around $1.7 billion at list prices. It was previously announced as a commitment to purchase in April.

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Qatar Airways has finalised an order to buy five 777 freighters from U.S. planemaker Boeing, the two companies said on Monday. The deal, announced at the Farnborough Airshow, is worth around $1.7 billion at list prices. It was previously announced as a commitment to purchase in April.

  • LONDON, July 16- The dollar slipped on Monday, having notched up its biggest weekly gain in a month last week, as a rebound in risk appetite prompted investors to diversify away from their long dollar bets which have grown rapidly in recent weeks. "What we are seeing now is some sort of a reversal in that trend as European economic data have shown some improvement...

  • LONDON, July 16- The number of European Union immigrants coming to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, as fewer people arrived without a firm job offer during the first full calendar year since June 2016' s Brexit vote, official data showed on Monday. Concern about high rates of immigration was a major reason why Britons voted to leave the EU, and Prime Minister...

  • BEIJING, July 16- China will levy extra tariffs on out-of-quota sugar imports from all origins starting from Aug. 1, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday, just over a year after introducing hefty penalties on top growers including Brazil and Thailand. It still exempted 190 smaller producing countries and regions, mostly in Southeast Asia and South America, like...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- Golden Falcon Aviation has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo jets for Kuwait's Wataniya Airways worth around $2.8 billion at list prices, Golden Falcon said on Monday. Golden Falcon is the exclusive aircraft provider for Wataniya. The deal, announced at the Farnborough Airshow, follows an earlier memorandum of...

  • PARIS, July 16- France's antitrust authority said on Monday it will investigate whether several purchasing alliances recently sealed by French and European supermarket retailers threatened competition rules. The probes cover purchasing alliances between France's Auchan, Casino, Germany's Metro and France's Schiever on the one hand, and one between...

  • LONDON, July 16- British Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union. May is battling for her political survival after announcing a negotiating plan that enraged eurosceptics in her Conservative Party, who see it as keeping...