Most talked about Reuters stories

Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row

reuters.com — Staring out to sea, he recounts how an unidentified vessel rammed and sank his boat one night in May in South China Sea waters claimed by both Vietnam and China. One of his six crew was killed and another is still missing.

Ireland to give green light for hedge funds to lend

uk.reuters.com — DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland, one of the biggest hubs for funds in Europe, will allow hedge funds based in the country to lend to companies under new rules drawn up by the central bank, the bank said.

Investors pin growth hopes on U.S. as Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid A trader watches his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 23, 2014. Wednesday's U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) reading and jobs data on Friday will help markets to judge the strength of the economy's rebound and the likely speed of the Federal Reserve's return to more conventional monetary policy.
Jul 28, 2014

Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe, leaving burden on U.S. and China to drive global growth reut.rs/1AlvMtn via @reuters

Jul 28, 2014

Investors pin growth hopes on U.S. as Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe reut.rs/1AlvMtn via @reuters

Lloyds bill for mis-selling insurance to top 10 billion pounds - analysts

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) is expected to set aside another 500 million pounds ($849 million) to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance, bringing its total bill so far to over 10 billion pounds.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @MattScuffham: My piece from Friday revealed new 500 million pound PPI charge at Lloyds taking total bill to over 10 billion uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @MattScuffham: My piece from Friday revealed new 500 million pound PPI charge at Lloyds taking total bill to over 10 billion uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…