* African nations getting more financing from China, Eurobonds
TOKYO - Japan's retail sales rebounded modestly in the year to April after three straight months of falls, bolstering the central bank's case that consumer spending is reviving to underpin a steady economic recovery. | Video
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A young, pretty girl from the countryside seeks a better life in the big city as a domestic worker.
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 27 - Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, will pay employees 1.04 billion reais ($331 million) in bonuses for 2014 despite recording its largest-ever loss and rejecting investor dividends, a company union said on Wednesday.
TOKYO - Japan's retail sales rebounded modestly in the year to April after three straight months of falls, bolstering the central bank's case that consumer spending is reviving to underpin a steady economic recovery.
* Pick-up in consumption underscores BOJ's optimism on outlook (Adds analyst quotes)
May 28 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
NEW YORK, May 27 - Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog unveiled a proposal on Wednesday to help investors determine whether it is in their best interests to follow their broker to a new firm.
NEW YORK - A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Wednesday put on hold dozens of lawsuits accusing General Motors Co of concealing an ignition-switch defect while the plaintiffs in those cases appeal an earlier ruling that found their cases were barred.
BRASILIA, May 27 - Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved an austerity measure that cuts pension benefits as part of President Dilma Rousseff's drive to reduce a widening fiscal deficit and regain investors' confidence in the once-booming economy.