French lender Societe Generale reported a 7.8 percent rise in net profit on Friday, while adding to its litigation provisions.» Read More
Russia will suspend Ukrainian soy, soymeal and sunseed imports starting from Aug. 1 due to breach of phytosanitary requirements, Interfax news said.
Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in July, according to new figures released on Thursday, sparking renewed fears of deflation.
Banking giant HSBC was accused of racism this week after it moved to close the accounts of several Muslim organizations across the UK.
CNBC takes a quick look at the dark pool trading platforms and why it's come under investigation.
The EU formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks.
Russian lawmakers have proposed outlawing dogs from barking and banning children from crying after a certain hour.
Manchester United's American owners are to cut their stake in the club and look set to bank around $150 million as a result, the club said.
Shares in troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo slumped 50 percent on Thursday, after trading in the stock resumed following poor results.
Diageo posted weaker-than-expected earnings on Thursday, hurt by a slowdown in China and volatility in other emerging markets.
Royal Dutch Shell posted a healthy jump in quarterly earnings, as its newly-installed CEO works to cut costs and streamline projects.
BNP Paribas' results were hit by a record U.S. fine in July, which helped tip the bank to a $5.76 billion loss in the second quarter.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse became the latest major European bank to say it was caught up in an investigation into alternative trading venues known as dark pools.
The euro zone's biggest bank posts a 38 percent jump in second-quarter net profit from a year ago, beating forecasts.
Lloyds Bank said it will ask to restart dividend payments at a "modest" level after reporting a one-third jump in underlying profit
Banco Espírito Santo has posted a €3.58 billion loss, which shows the financial woes engulfing its main shareholder, the Espírito Santo family group.
The Portuguese bank that sent shockwaves across global markets in early July is set to release an earnings update on Wednesday.
The downing of MH17 and tougher sanctions against Russia are pushing multinational energy companies to take a fresh look at the results of the crisis.
The US and European leaders say they're prepared to intensify sanctions against Russia unless it moves to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Russia's MICEX Index rallied 2 percent in morning trade, despite news of the toughest sanctions against the country since the end of the Cold War.
Athletic shoemaker Puma teamed up with one of England's top-flight soccer clubs, Arsenal FC, to promote a sponsorship deal.
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Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says Chinese President Xi Jinping has been as "good as his word" by sticking to the anti-corruption drive, but could scale back if growth begins to slow.
Erin Davis, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses Lloyd's Banking Group's results and says that while the bank will probably pay a very small dividend in 2014, it will then "quickly ramp it up".
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says the second-quarter results posted by the bank were "strong".