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Ghana says it will seek financial help from the International Monetary Fund to help strengthen the West African nation's currency.
Australia promise to build on the "standout" Glasgow 2014 and deliver the "best" Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Asia's richest man, Li Ka-Shing, is looking to buy into Irish aircraft leasing firm Awas in a deal potentially worth up to $5bn.
HSBC profits fall by 12% in the first half of the year, as the bank says it paid out $234m to cover the cost of "customer redress".
Indian police arrest the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery.
The Bank of Portugal unveils a plan to rescue the troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, splitting it into two, with a cash injection for the "good bank".
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The defence contractor Babcock warns its Clyde-based workforce that Scottish independence could lead to job losses.
British Airways flights says it will continue to fly through Iraqi airspace despite concerns over the threat from Islamic militants on the ground.
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.
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British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.