Boeing has agreed to the conditions by which it could sell aircraft spare parts to state-owned Iran Air, a move that could lead to the first sale of products by a U.S. aerospace company to the Islamic republic since 1979.
French luxury-goods house Hermès International named Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski as its new women's fashion designer, betting on an unknown name who will be dedicated to the house full-time.
Ford Motor Co. said second-quarter net income rose 6% to $1.3 billion driven by a record quarter in North America, strong results in Asia and the first quarterly profit in Europe in three years.
SFR was hit by a countrywide network outage as users complained about their phones being unable to receive or make calls.
PulteGroup Inc. said its second-quarter earnings improved as the home builder reported slightly higher revenue boosted by higher average selling prices.
Raytheon reported a 12% rise in second-quarter profit, though left its full-year guidance unchanged, and a closely watched measure of new business fell short of analysts' expectations.
Eli Lilly said its second-quarter profit slid 39% as patent expirations for some of its bigger-selling drugs dragged down revenue and volume.
Ricardo Salgado, former chief executive of troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo, has been detained for questioning as part of a three-year money-laundering and tax evasion investigation.
Dunkin' Brands Group said second-quarter sales weren't as robust as expected, as bad weather and other consumer challenges weighed on the top line.
The U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office brought criminal charges against a U.K. subsidiary of French power and transportation company Alstom over allegations of corruption.