23 July 2014
British Gas owner wants to poach BP executive as profits tumble
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.
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