HSBC reported a 2% rise in adjusted H1 pre-tax profit to $13 billion on the back of China's stock market frenzy and investor enthusiasm in Hong Kong.» Read More
Greece started loosening restrictions on foreign transfers by businesses on Friday, unblocking imports held up after the country introduced capital controls last month.
Professional video game players will be subject to doping tests amid concerns that competitors are gaining unfair advantage using drugs.
Fiat Chrysler announced on Friday a recall of about 1.4 million cars equipped with certain radios, the company said in a press release.
One of the world's largest miners, Anglo American maintained its interim dividend on Friday as a deep sell-off in metals hurt its first half profit.
Greece has requested a new loan facility from the IMF, the country's finance ministry said on Friday.
The European Commission said on Friday it had approved Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia's planned purchase of Alcatel-Lucent.
Italian news reports say at least seven people have died in an explosion at a fireworks factory near Bari, on Italy's Adriatic coast.
On the surface it looks like a good bit of business, but media-watchers have mixed feelings about Nikkei's swoop on the FT.
Euro zone business activity eased in July, suggesting the recovery lost momentum at the start of the second half of the year, data Friday showed.
Cable TV acquisition in its biggest market, Germany, lifted sales and consolidated the overall return to growth for the British firm.
Company increases dividend and confirms guidance after first-half operating profit dipped, partly on the timing of textbook adoption in the US.
Nikkei, the Japanese media company, has trumped Germany’s Axel Springer, in a tussle to buy the FT Group from Pearson for £844m, the FT reports.
Greece's most influential think tank warned of a sharp drop into recession just hours after parliament approved a second package of reforms aimed at securing a new bailout.
Tidjane Thiam, the new chief executive of Switzerland's second-biggest bank, said it "may need" fresh capital to help address issues.
The age of smartwatches has largely been seen as a time bomb for traditional watchmakers, but for Philip Stein, it's a blessing.
The CEO of agricultural chemicals group Syngenta ruled out further negotiations of a merger with rival Monsanto, describing their attempted takeover offer as "woefully short."
European regulators have filed formal antitrust charges against six major U.S. movie studios and Sky over contracts between the companies.
Valuation are "very high" in the pharmaceutical sector, Roche CEO Severin Schwan told CNBC on Thursday after the company posted a rise in sales.
Consumer goods maker Unilever posted a higher-than-expected rise in sales for the first half of the year.
ABB said its net profit fell 8 percent in the second quarter due to a drop in demand for the Swiss company's oil and gas products.
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The U.S. has given the go-ahead to air strikes by rebels in Syria to defend themselves from attacks against IS or elsewhere.
Miswin Mahesh, oil analyst at Barclays, explains why the oil price will be a "catalyst" to tighten market balances in 2016.
China's July manufacturing PMI was at a two-year low. Richard Iley, chief economist of emerging markets at BNP Paribas, discusses the economy.