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Choppy July punishes China, commodities and EM

After a month of multi-year record lows for a number of different asset classes, a lot of investors will be relieved to see the back of July.

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Users in a flap over Angry Birds 2

The sequel to one of the best-selling apps was released worldwide to great fanfare but new features have alienated some fans.

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Weak oil prices hit Exxon and Chevron

Two of the US’s biggest companies report sharply lower quarterly results because of falling oil prices.

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Turkey’s Erdogan uses terror fight for political gain

Turkey’s bombing of Syria and Iraq has diverted attention from efforts to form a new governing coalition. However, Turkey’s president is almost certainly seeking to reassert himself.

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Greek PM defends ex-finance minister

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends his former finance minister in a row over an “emergency plan” in case of Greece’s exit from the euro.

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Swiss franc shock hits central bank for $50B

The Swiss National Bank revealed Friday that abandoning its currency cap cost 50.1 billion Swiss francs in the first half of the year.

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VIDEO: India’s internship websites

Many online businesses have been set up in India to connect students with the workforce, but are interns then being offered the jobs they are seeking?

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Exxon profit plunges 52% on low oil prices

Exxon Mobil delivered quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations on Friday, hurt by lower oil prices.

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Merck, NewLink’s Ebola vaccine 100% effective

An Ebola vaccine developed in record time has proved highly effective against the deadly virus in a large trial in Guinea.

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VIDEO: India’s women debt collectors

Manju Bhatia, founder and joint managing director of the all-women debt collection agency Vasuli Recovery explains how she bucked the trend of a male-dominated industry.