Lloyds Banking Group reported a 15 percent jump in pre-tax profit for the first half of 2015 to £4.4 billion ($6.9 billion) on Friday.» Read More
BNP Paribas reported better-than-expected profit on Friday, as the strong dollar gave the French bank's earnings a boost.
LinkedIn's costs rose and a strong dollar eroded the value of income, but the adjusted results still beat the Street.
Facebook said it saw monthly active users of 1.49 billion, with 1.31 billion on mobile.
Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble delivered quarterly profit that topped expectations, despite a sixth straight drop in sales.
Americans are drinking more expensive booze, in particular tequila and whiskey, according to Diageo's boss.
Royal Dutch Shell warned on Thursday that lower oil prices could continue for several years, as earnings fell by a third.
Sony reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales of smartphone camera sensors and PlayStation4 videogames.
AstraZeneca revenue fell by a smaller-than-expected 7 percent in the second quarter.
Deutsche Bank reported quarterly earnings largely in line with expectations but warned that challenges remained to cut costs.
BT, the British telecoms giant, announced better-than-expected net profit of £511 million ($797 million) for the first quarter on Thursday.
Swiss Re, the world's second-largest reinsurer, said on Thursday that second-quarter net profit rose 2 percent on fewer natural disasters.
Royal Bank of Scotland reported a modest increase in second quarter profit after booking a £1.05 billion charge for the costs of restructuring.
Siemens stuck to its full-year outlook, saying on Thursday it expected a strong fourth quarter despite a softening market outlook.
The moves comes as Tesla Motors aims to make the electric car more affordable and boost its performance.
Whole Foods reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
GlaxoSmithKline shares jumped 3 percent after the U.K.-listed pharmaceutical giant reported second-quarter earnings per share that were slightly higher than forecast on Wednesday.
Twitter's earnings and advertising revenue both topped estimates, but a warning on user growth sent shares negative.
Gilead blew past top and bottom line expectations on the strength of strong sales for its hepatitis C treatments.
Shares of Yelp, the online business review site, plunged about 17 percent Tuesday after it reported a surprise second-quarter loss.
Ford Motor delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, helped by continued strength of its North American sales.