Alone among global banks, Standard Chartered keeps posting record earnings. Breakingviews European Banking Columnist George Hay tells us what the bank is doing right, and where the risks lie.
July gambling revenue in Macau beat market expectations, but growth there ain’t what it used to be. Reuters gaming correspondent Farah Master, who spends more time in the island’s biggest casinos than she’d like to admit, tells us what to watch for next.
The world’s billionaires are parking their megayachts in London for the Olympics. Reuters’ Julian Satterthwaite went out with his smartphone to see who’s winning the battle of the big egos.
Apple is at last selling its new iPad in China. But the lines aren’t what they used to be – with many instead reserving their iPads online. And frankly, a lot of mainland buyers have already got one in hand, smuggled in from Hong Kong. Melanie Lee reports in Shanghai.
Yes 10% earnings growth may sound great on paper, but when you look deeper into Google’s profits, they should be fatter, according to Reuters Breakingviews’ Rob Cyran.