A three-week plunge has knocked around 30% off Chinese shares since the middle of June

China stocks tumble again despite support measures

18.41 Chinese stocks fell again today, taking little comfort from support measures announced by Beijing and unnerved by the Chinese Premier's failure to mention the market chaos in a statement on the economy.

Sales of general merchandise fell by 0.4% in the 13 weeks to June 27

Setback for M&S as non-food sales dip

08.07 British retailer Marks & Spencer said that underlying sales in its non-food business slipped in its first quarter, a setback for the group after a return to growth in the previous three months.

Three former Anglo officials are accused of hiding accounts connected to Seán FitzPatrick

Trial hears FitzPatrick was concerned about 'mate'

16.21 Seán FitzPatrick was concerned about the name of his "mate" Denis O'Brien being included on a list of non-resident account holders in Anglo Irish Bank to be submitted to Revenue in 2003, the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.

Airbus won orders for 382 aircraft in the first six months of the year

Airbus leads Boeing on first-half orders

12.55 European planemaker Airbus beat its US rival Boeing on orders in the first half of this year, after a tight contest at last month's Paris Airshow, but remained behind on deliveries.

Oil traders continue to eye situations in Greece and Iran

Oil prices rebound from sharp losses

12.33 Oil prices rebounded today on bargain-hunting after prices plunged a day earlier as Greek defiance against austerity measures imposed by its creditors sparked turbulence in global markets.