GLOBAL MARKETS: Microsoft’s hush-hush hack

The tech firm’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into

GLOBAL MARKETS: Saudi to issue rail tenders

Egypt’s central bank governor, meanwhile, says inflation has peaked

GLOBAL MARKETS: Novartis boss to retire

While VW, China JVs to recall vehicles over fuel pump issue

GLOBAL MARKETS: BP | Huntsman and Clariant

BP gets a North Sea project going again, and US chemicals group Huntsman combines with Swiss Clariant after a long courtship