ATHENS: Greeces stock market reopened after five weeks to the most savage wave of selling in decades, underlining a crisis that's crippled the economy and pushed the country's euro membership to the brink.
HSBC is likely to retain its UK arm but may change its name, the bank's boss declared yesterday. A sale of the retail division, including branches, looked on the cards when, two months ago, HSBC moaned about an industry shake-up.
About 2,200 Manitoba Hydro customers were left without power in Winnipeg Monday afternoon. Hydro said the outage affected homes in the Burrows Central area.
SAN FRANCISCO -- PG&E on Monday filed a proposal that urges state regulators to undertake wide-ranging changes in the solar electricity system in central and Northern California.
U.S. auto sales were stronger than expected in July and kept the industry on pace for its best performance since the turn of the century as cheaper gasoline and low interest rates drove the shift toward sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks.