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Former Banco Espírito Santo head detained

Ex-head of troubled Portuguese bank questioned in money-laundering, tax evasion probe.

House prices fears are overdone: Moody's

Group says Sydney prices still close to fair value, some hot spots emerging.

Cameron's DSG to shed 1300 jobs

by AAP
Discount retailers Crazy Clark's, Sam's Warehouse continue to close stores.

Woodside's non-Shell shareholders have nothing to lose

If Woodside's proposed buyback of Shell's residual shareholding is rejected, it would be a costly setback for Shell and a small embarrassment for Woodside directors, but there will be few implications for non-Shell shareholders.

Uber runs into trouble in Germany

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Hamburg's transport authorities seek to ban Uber's ride service.

Sony invests in image sensor production amid 'selfie' boom

Japanese giant courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies.

REVIEW: Motorola Moto X

Long before Apple’s iPhone became synonymous with the mobile phone, there was Motorola. Now the pioneer is back and its Moto X could be Android’s answer to the iPhone.

Facebook's winning streak in five charts

Mark Zuckerberg's social network is showing no signs of slowing down as it keeps making money from mobile.

The Toyoda family: Japan’s answer to Henry Ford

Four generations and two wars later, the Toyoda family still presides over the largest carmaker in the world. But there is much pressure on the current heir to steer Toyota through difficult times.

Facebook results top forecasts

Social media group easily clears market expectations for Q2 profit and revenue.

UBS charged with tax fraud in France

by AFP
Swiss bank will have to pay a total bail of €1.1bn on claims it hid money in home country.

Netflix considers Quickflix stake

Netflix seen running ruler over locally-listed TV and movie streaming business.

Boeing Q2 profit soars over 50%

by AAP
Aerospace group lifts FY outlook after new jetliner deliveries boost result.

Banco Espirito Santo's main stakeholder placed in receivership

by AAP
Portuguese president says Espirito Santo International's problems could affect nation's economic recovery.

PepsiCo profit slips in Q2

Food and beverage giant lifts FY earnings outlook as revenue rises.

Nomura names joint heads for local IB business

John Hanson, Andrew Macgonigal to jointly replace Ian Maxton in August.

Top firms fail on diversity reports: BlackRock

Only 3 per cent of ASX200 companies give "excellent" disclosure on gender, review finds.

Hunt learns to love the CEFC but delivers veiled threat on RET

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The Environment Minister has given the first sign the government is undergoing a pragmatic rethink of its jihad on carbon reduction initiatives and institutions in light of Clive Palmer's Al Gore moment.

Vodafone keeps losing mobile customers

Customer base shrinks by 137,000 in first half but telco narrows net losses by 27 per cent in a saturated market.

EU presses on with Google probes

Antitrust regulators are preparing to step up their investigations into Google on several fronts.

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