BELGRADE, Aug 3 - Serbia will decide who can make binding offers for a majority stake in the country's biggest telecom company after Aug. 17 after assessing preliminary bids, a government official said on Monday.
* Online sales in India seen rising to over $100 bln by 2020 (Adds comments from Snapdeal and SoftBank, valuation, details)
NEW YORK, Aug 2 - Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired.
* Cuts 2015 revenue growth target to 3 pct, reduces capex (Adds company comments, details)
COLOMBO, Aug 3 - Sri Lankan shares ended steady at their highest in nearly six months on Monday, as investors picked up risky assets on expectations of strong corporate earnings and political stability after the Aug. 17 parliamentary polls.
MUMBAI - When Hindustan Construction Ltd (HCC) was building a bridge in 2008 to transform the congested commute in Mumbai, its stock was at a record high as low interest rates had sparked a construction boom.