The world's third-largest software maker SAP reported worse-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Friday as co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe told CNBC that cloud computing will drive the company forward.
Britain's Dairy Crest Group took an unusual step to protect its pension fund and further reduce its deficit, signing over its maturing cheese inventory to the retirement scheme.
From built-in fridges to partition walls, Rolls Royce owners in China are investing a sizable sum of cash to soup up the interiors of their ultra-luxury vehicles.
Investors are watching the ongoing G20 meeting in Washington to see if Japan comes under fire for following policies that have led to a sharp devaluation of its currency. But analysts say the yen will continue to weaken, regardless.
What seemed like fantasy could soon become cold reality as the global economy wrestles with deflation despite billions in central bank money printing.
A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.
The routes are getting investment from shippers, said Maersk CEO Nils S. Andersen.
While Britain paid its respects to former PM Margaret Thatcher, the market is still feeling the force of her economic impact.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly, which could allay fears of a setback in the labor market.
The collapse in bullion prices may rekindle gold mining takeovers as Chinese companies and other investors step in to rescue small and mid-sized miners.
Russia is a prime investment location because of its massive natural resources, Ivan Glasenberg, the CEO of commodity trader Glencore said on Thursday.
Italian prosecutors stepped up investigations into alleged fraud at Monte dei Paschi bank by ordering police to gather evidence from JP Morgan, one of several foreign lenders linked to the scandal.
The first round of voting in Italy's presidential elections was inconclusive, Reuters reported at midday on Thursday, making a two third majority for the presidential front runner impossible.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate in May over an arbitration payment made to a wealthy supporter of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, her lawyer said on Thursday.
Germany's lower house of parliament voted overwhelmingly to grant Cyprus a 10 billion euro bailout that is designed to avert bankruptcy.
Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.
A break-up of the euro zone is necessary for Europe's future, the Czech Republic's former president told CNBC on Thursday.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia trimmed its losses in the first quarter, thanks to stronger Lumia smartphone sales.
Spain's borrowing costs fell after a successful bond auction on Thursday, with the yield for its benchmark 10-year bond at its lowest in three years.
Barclays said its investment banking boss, Rich Ricci, will step down this month and retire from the UK bank in June.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.