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Qantas reports record annual loss
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - a record annual loss for the airline.


Pro-independence firms hit back
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for Scottish independence “has been made”.


IMF's Lagarde under investigation
IMF head Christine Lagarde says she has been placed under formal investigation for negligence in a French fraud case but has not been charged.


Philippines sees economy pick up
The Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the three months to June, expanding by 6.4% from a year earlier.


PM: UK 'supports million Scots jobs'
The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.



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