Global drinks brand Diageo posted disappointing sales for the first half on Thursday, after a slump in the Asia Pacific region.
The key takeaway from Samsung's latest earnings report is the need for something "radical" to turn around its fortunes, say analysts.
News of a weak sales outlook clobbered Nintendo's stock with pessimism over their futures, but analysts say it might be too early to tell.
Deutsche Bank posted a surprise pre-tax profit of 253 million euros ($285 million) in the last quarter of 2014.
Singapore's casinos haven't lived up to the hype, but Marina Bay Sands results suggest those writing off growth may need to write it back in.
The Philippine economy rebounded strongly at the end of 2014, posting the best growth in Asia after China on strong farm output and construction activity.
Royal Dutch Shell shares fell after the oil company missed profit expectations and announced a $15 billion cut in spending.
Amsterdam's extensive charging infrastructure means the mass adoption of electric cars could be just around the corner.
In his first act as PM, Alexis Tsipras visited the war memorial where 200 Greek resistance fighters were slaughtered by the Nazis in 1944.
After a tumultuous year at McDonald's, CEO Don Thompson is retiring. Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook will take the helm.
Most Federal Reserve watchers did not expect any significant announcements or language changes to this month's statement.
Japan's fast-food industry faces a new problem after scandals rocked the industry: diners are no longer heading out for meals like they used to.
After years of carefully telegraphing their outlooks to the market, central bankers are loosening up with surprise parties, with Singapore the latest to jump in.
Nokia reported stronger-than-expected profits for its core network equipment business on the back of network roll-outs in China and North America.
China plans to cut growth target to 7 percent, as policymakers try to manage slowing growth, job creation and pursuing market reforms.
Targeted ads are the bane of social network users around the world. But in China, they are an object of desire.
Results from large caps other than Apple & Boeing show "the global slowdown and the strength of the dollar working against robust earnings reports."
China's stock regulator will inspect 46 stock margin trading companies, amid concerns that the stock markets are becoming over-leveraged and vulnerable.
Apple's blowout first quarter earnings may just be the beginning of a big year, analysts tell CNBC.
Mobile daily active users came in at 745 million on average for December 2014, up 34% year-over-year.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told CNBC that Russia would consider giving financial help to debt-ridden Greece.
He may be a socialist, but France's economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, showed no support on Thursday for Greece's new left-wing government.
Greece's borrowing costs have spiked as the new left-wing government rips up the rule book on austerity and plows on with its radical policies.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.
A drop in commodity prices and waning demand from China pushed the Australian dollar to fresh lows, and now the currency faces a test of support.
The rapid collapse in Nymex oil prices caught many investors offguard, and the charts suggest worst may not be over.
Analysts worry that the S&P 500 will collapse following the index's 14.5% rise in 2014, but patterns suggest otherwise.