The U.S. manufacturing sector continued to expand in December but its growth rate hit an 11-month low, an industry report showed on Tuesday.» Read More
In addition, CEO John Donahoe will step down as CEO of eBay once the split takes effect in 2015.
Consumer price growth in the euro zone slipped again in September, according to official data released on Tuesday, piling yet more pressure on policymakers at the ECB.
The U.K. economy grew more than previously thought in the second quarter of 2014, new data showed on Tuesday.
India's central bank kept its key policy repo rate unchanged at 8.0 percent on Tuesday, as widely expected, while expressing concerns about risks to its target to bring consumer inflation down to 6 percent by January 2016.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday amid caution over developments in Hong Kong and as investors focused on data in China and Japan.
Japan's industrial production fell 1.5 percent on month in August, below expectations for a 0.2 percent rise, data showed on Tuesday.
Fewer distressed homes and fears of rising interest rates may have caused pending home sales to fall in August.
Rising incomes helped American consumers spend more in August, a positive sign for the U.S. economy.
The Chicago Fed president says it should be "quite some time" before it's appropriate to start increasing interest rates from their near-zero levels.
Asian equity markets started the week mixed, with Hong Kong stocks tumbling on the back of intensifying protests.
A fire at an air traffic control center outside Chicago on Friday led to the cancellation of all flights at the city's two major airports.
BlackBerry reported a smaller quarterly loss on Friday in an early sign that its drawn-out turnaround efforts might be working.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers told CNBC on Friday, "There's no question that assets are more fully priced than they were 18 months ago.
The U.S. economy grew at a brisk pace in the second quarter, expanding at an annualized 4.6 percent rate and the fastest since 2011.
A fire at a Federal Aviation Administration outpost in Chicago has spilled over into air traffic delays from O'Hare and Midway International airports.
Japan's nationwide core consumer prices rose 3.1 percent in August from a year ago, data on Friday showed.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Friday after Wall Street suffered its worst day in nearly two months.
New applications for unemployment benefits rose, staying at pre-recession levels while durable goods orders plunged in August.