Royal Dutch Shell profits almost double
Second-quarter profits at oil giant Royal Dutch Shell have almost doubled after the firm completed a year-long corporate restructuring programme.
The firm reported profits of $4.5bn (£2.9bn) on a current cost of supplies basis, up from $2.3bn a year ago.
But it marked a drop from the $4.9bn it made in the first three months of the year as it continued to see "mixed signals" in the world economy.
Julia Caesar reports.