China reported that the country's GDP grew by 3.2 percent in the second quarter of this year, compared to a year ago — beating analysts' expectations and rebounding from the first quarter's contraction.
- NBC News - Huileng Tan, CNBC
- Financial Times - Martin Arnold
The European Central Bank has left its monetary policy on hold and committed to keep buying trillions of euros in bonds until it judges the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic to be over.
- The Guardian - Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor
Time is running out to prevent a disastrous oil spill from a deteriorating tanker loaded with 1.1m barrels of crude that is moored off the coast of Yemen, the UN’s environment chief has said. Inger Andersen
- The Wall Street Journal. - Jonathan Cheng
BEIJING—China reported a robust rebound in the second quarter of the year, avoiding a recession and putting the world’s second-largest economy back on a growth trajectory even as other countries struggle