GLOBAL MARKETS: Royal Bank of Scotland settles crisis-era claim

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9bn to settle US claims that it misled investors on residential mortgage-backed securities

GLOBAL MARKETS: Jet Airways under pressure

Jet Airways India was once at the forefront of India’s rapidly growing market for air travel

GLOBAL MARKETS: Emerging-market assets on the up?

Emerging-market assets may have bottomed in June and the July rally is likely the start of a more sustained rebound

GLOBAL MARKETS: Microsoft hits a high

Microsoft posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates

GLOBAL MARKETS: Michelin to snap up Camso for $1.45bn

Michelin says it aims to unlock up to $55m in synergies from the takeover by 2021

GLOBAL MARKETS: Samsung dials down

South Korean tech giant estimates that earnings grew at the slowest pace in more than a year in the second quarter

GLOBAL MARKETS: Deutsche Bank fails Fed test

Deutsche Bank’s US subsidiary fails the second part of Federal Reserve’s annual stress test

GLOBAL MARKETS: Tencent bides time

Speculation has grown that the company will expand internationally, following a string of investments and English-language content partnerships abroad

GLOBAL MARKETS: Google looks east

US Internet giant will invest US$550m in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse

GLOBAL MARKETS: Airbus’s lofty ambitions

Airbus has sealed its control of Bombardier’s C Series, ushering in a new era for a plane with cutting-edge technology but a spotty sales record

GLOBAL MARKETS: Icahn sells Herbalife shares

Carl Icahn has sold Herbalife stock worth roughly US$552m back to the company

GLOBAL MARKETS: Netflix’s top billing

Netflix’s stock market value balloons to a record US$153bn making it the world’s most valuable entertainment company

GLOBAL MARKETS: Lloyds sells Irish mortgage business

The deal is the last action needed to complete Lloyds’ exit from the Irish market

GLOBAL MARKETS: Dropbox surprise

File-sharing and storage company beats Wall Street expectations for quarterly results

GLOBAL MARKETS: HSBC’s buyback call

CEO John Flint looks to deploy more capital into HSBC’s businesses to tap growth opportunities

GLOBAL MARKETS: Tesla spending spree

The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to make it through the calendar year