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Brazil: Economy enters recession in second quarter

Brazil’s economy has entered a recession, with official data indicating that it shrank by 1.9% between April and June compared…

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Volkswagen's profits increase, but firm flags challenges ahead

Volkswagen has posted an increase in its second quarter profits, but warned of slowing demand looking ahead. Though the German…

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Samsung's profits fall for fifth straight quarter

Samsung Electronics has posted an 8% drop in net profit for the second quarter — the South Korean firm’s fifth…

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Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey 'not satisfied' with user growth

Twitter’s second quarter earnings and revenues have exceeded expectations, but the company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey said he was “not satisfied”…

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Reintroduced 'chicken fries' boost Burger King sales

Burger King says the enthusiastic response to the reintroduced "chicken fries" on its menu has played a role in increased…

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Baidu posts second quarter profit of $559mn, misses expectations

Chinese online search giant Baidu has posted an operating profit of $559 million in the second quarter ending June 30,…

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UBS bank posts 53% rise in net profit

UBS has posted a 53% jump in its second quarter net profits compared to the same period last year. The…

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Online retail giant Amazon posts profit, beating expectations

Beating expectations, online retailer Amazon has posted a $92 million profit in the second quarter compared to the loss of…

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IBM posts drop in sales for 13th consecutive quarter

Technology giant IBM has posted a 13.5% drop in revenue to $20.8 billion and a 17% fall in net profit…

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China: Economy grows 7% in second quarter, beats expectations

Beating expectations, the Chinese economy expanded by 7% in the second quarter compared to a year ago, but it was…

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Banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports 5.2% rise in profits

Exceeding expectations, JP Morgan Chase has posted a 5.2% increase in profits for the second quarter to $6.29 billion amid…

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LinkedIn posts net loss, cuts revenue forecasts for next quarter

Cutting its revenue forecasts, LinkedIn has said that it expects to make between $670 million and $675 million in the…

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Japanese economy shrinks into recession

Japan’s economy has fallen into a recession after contracting for two straight quarters in what is a huge setback to…

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Slow smartphone growth hits Samsung profit

Samsung Electronics has reported a 20% drop in profits in the second quarter, which is being attributed to a decline…

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Amazon reports $126m loss, sales increase

Amazon has reported a $126m loss for its second quarter despite a rise in sales. While the revenue…

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Ads boost Google revenue

Google has reported a 22% hike in revenue in the second quarter from March to June compared to the same…

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Half the world's online population now uses Facebook

One in every two people online check in to Facebook at least once every month. The social networking giant said…

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