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BP has reported net profit for the third quarter of $1.62 billion, but still only delivering around half of last year's result for the period.
Honda Motor raised its full-year profit forecast due to lower costs and cost cuts which it expects will offset the impact of a stronger currency.
Panasonic cut its forecast for full-year profit, citing the impact of a strong currency and weaker earnings from sales of its solar energy systems.
Sony cut its annual profit outlook due to losses related to the sale of its battery business.
Exxon Mobil on Friday reported earnings of that topped analysts' expectations.
Analysts expected MasterCard to report third-quarter earnings of 98 cents a share on revenue of $2.75 billion.
Chevron on Friday reported quarterly earnings of $1.3 billion, or 68 cents a share, on revenues of $30.14 billion.
Hershey, the maker of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, reported a 2.2 percent rise in revenue as demand strengthened in the U.S.
Anheuser-Busch InBev reported lower than expected core profit in Q3 as beer sales dropped in Brazil.
The French bank BNP Paribas reported better-than-expected net profit and revenues in the third quarter of this year on Friday, supported by its fixed income unit.
Xerox's quarterly revenue fell nearly 3 percent, the seventh straight quarter of decline, as sales of its printers and copiers continued to fall.
The French oil and gas company Total has managed to offset the effects of weak commodity prices by reporting better-than-expected profits in the third quarter of 2016.
Swiss bank UBS has posted a 60 percent year-on-year slump in third-quarter net profit, saying macroeconomic, geopolitical and market challenges weighed on performance.
Denmark's Novo Nordisk lowered its full-year profit growth forecast.
Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a third-quarter loss on Friday, hit by costs related to past misconduct and restructuring.
Wall Street is anticipating improvement in quarterly earnings from oil majors after many missed forecasts last quarter.
Alphabet reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' estimates and revenue that beat expectations on Monday.
Amazon shares dropped in extended trading after it reported earnings per share that came in far below analyst estimates on Thursday.
Tempur Sealy climbed more than 7 percent after the mattress company released earnings that easily topped analysts' estimates.
Shares of ServiceNow surged after the company reported third-quarter earnings above analyst expectations.
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