European markets opened higher on Friday, on the back of a positive trading session in Asia and a tick-up in oil prices.
Many start-ups receive tons of funding for taking control of an untapped market. But that doesn't mean they have great patent protection.
Markets have been complacent about the possibility of a British exit from the European Union, but last week things began to change.
European stocks ended Wednesday sharply lower, after a raft of major earnings, a decline in mining stocks and renewed pressure on oil weighed on sentiment.
German industrial group Siemens beat expectations for second-quarter profit as it accelerated a cost-cutting program and lifted its savings target for the year on Wednesday.
Currency volatility and oil prices could be two factors driving markets Wednesday, as traders also eye U.S. economic data and earnings reports.
European equities closed higher on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised global markets by adopting negative interest rates for the first time.
China's economic problems are not as bad as they appear in spite of the current market tailspin, the chief executive of Siemens said.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, discusses the company's earnings after reporting a 42 percent rise in first-quarter profits.
European markets finished in negative territory on Monday as a renewed slip in oil prices weighed on investor sentiment.
Known as the man who reversed the fortunes of Hitachi, Hiroaki Nakanishi is now preparing the Japanese conglomerate for its next challenge.
European equities finished sharply lower on Thursday, as oil prices and a fall in Rolls-Royce shares dented investor sentiment.
The head of Siemens was accused this week of sounding more like the head of a start-up; Joe Kaeser told CNBC that was a compliment.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of SIemens, says he still sees opportunities for the company to grow in China, albeit at a slower rate than in the past.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says macro trends and demographics are supportive of his company's health care business, and is pleased by comments that he often sounds more like the head of a start-up.
A division of General Electric and Alstom, the French engineering company, are frontrunners to supply locomotives, the FT reports.
British vacuum brand, Dyson has begun legal action against German rivals Bosch & Siemens, claiming they've misled customers on their product testing.
Tech is spurring an evolution in all of the industries it touches, but one sector still seems to be upgrading at a snail's pace: health care.
Qatar Investment Authority is likely to be nursing losses on eight of its top 10 holdings including Glencore, the FT reports.
Fixing Europe's migrant crisis is crucial to the region's exit from its economic downturn, according to one of the continent's largest companies.