Saudi King Salman on Wednesday appointed Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef as his new heir, replacing the monarch's half brother Prince Muqrin.
Uncertainty hit oil markets on Wednesday, with analysts contemplating what a major reshuffle of Saudi Arabia's ruling elite might mean.
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The hiring freeze comes two months after another austerity decision when Mr Ma said that employees would not receive the traditional spring bonuses.
Mortgage applications gave back their gains last week, falling exactly as much as they had risen the previous week as interest rates nudged higher.
AT&T fired the president of its U-Verse business, after an African American female employee filed a racial discrimination lawsuit.
Samsung has regained its crown as the world's top smartphone vendor after losing serious ground to U.S. rival Apple last year.
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Twitter's decision to change the way it scores advertisements has disrupted its core business, analyst Ronald Josey tells CNBC.
The weight-loss company behind a controversial "beach body ready" campaign in the U.K. has said its head office received a bomb threat.
U.S. economic growth likely braked sharply in the first quarter amid harsh weather, but there are signs activity is picking up.
Investors will scrutinize US growth as the initial read on the first-quarter GDP comes ahead of a meeting statement from a 'data-dependent' Fed.
A new report from an economic research firm makes a surprising case for crude oil to eventually fall to $20 a barrel over the coming years.
Ariad Pharmaceuticals' CEO will retire this year in a settlement with hedge fund Sarissa Capital, capping months of agitation.
Time Warner reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
American Airlines said a glitch in an Apple iPad app used by its pilots has caused flight delays this evening, affecting about two dozen flights.
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The leader of the U.K.'s opposition Labour party has tried to give his election campaign a boost by meeting with activist Russell Brand to talk… tax.
Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe has been handed a two-year jail sentence in Egypt, over claims that he tried to seize cheques from an Egyptian businessman.
Marine Le Pen told CNBC that the tense talks over Greece's debt deal have revealed the "real face" of European Union.