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.
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CNBC meets Aerin Lauder, the granddaughter of beauty icon Estee Lauder, on her businesses and stepping away from the family dynasty.
CNBC Meet's Tania Bryer speaks to Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of the late Estee Lauder, founder of the billion dollar beauty empire.
In part two, Aerin Lauder talks about her decision in 2012 to launch her own luxury lifestyle brand.