Syngenta, the world's largest maker of agricultural chemicals, reported full-year earnings below analysts' expectations.
Global market volatility is not just down to the U.S. Federal Reserve's tapering, influential investor Marc Faber told CNBC.
U.K.-based chip designer ARM Holdings reported a large drop in fourth-quarter profits.
Luxury goods producers are coming under increasing pressure in emerging markets, but while some are worried, others appear more relaxed.
Italy's 5-Star Movement (MS5) filed a request asking for Italian President Giorgio Napolitano to be impeached on Thursday.