Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill on Tuesday that will keep electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) from selling its cars directly to consumers in the state, home to the biggest U.S. automakers.
German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is close to a deal to sell its IT infrastructure unit to IBM (IBM.N), including an outsourcing agreement for the services, as part of a shake-up of its technology activities, it said on Wednesday.
SoftBank Corp announced Wednesday it will lead a $100 million investment round in Indonesian ecommerce giant PT Tokopedia, the Japanese mobile carrier's third investment overseas under Vice Chairman Nikesh Arora.
Egypt signed contracts with six international firms on Saturday to carry out dredging of the new Suez Canal, the flagship project in President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's program to revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil.
Hungary's government plans to levy a new tax on Internet data transfers, according to the draft 2015 tax bill submitted to parliament late on Tuesday, which could hit Internet providers and the country's telecommunications companies.
Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while a mixed picture on Chinese manufacturing failed to impress markets.
A top Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) executive said on Wednesday the Japanese automaker has no plans to abandon Takata Corp (7312.T) despite the supplier's struggles with air bag inflators that could rupture and spray metal shrapnel at vehicle occupants.
Aircraft makers Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China have launched a joint pilot project to turn used cooking oil into jet fuel.
Nestle has no plans to close any of its eight factories or curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West and Central Africa because of Ebola, but is ready to adapt if it spreads, the Chief Executive of the world's largest food company said on Wednesday.
Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) said on Wednesday that the head of its North American business, Melanie Healey, will retire next June, as the company puts together a new leadership team in an effort to revive sagging sales growth and gain market share.
U.S. stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors, Boeing and Biogen sold off following results, and energy stocks fell along with oil prices.
U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule on Wednesday designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissented, saying it did not do enough to discourage banks from lending to borrowers with shaky credit and then passing the mortgage risk to investors.
A dramatic upswing in volatility is putting post-crisis financial markets to the test, as curbs on banks' ability to take risks and an increase in technology-driven trading expose potential new cracks in the system.
After the Fukushima disaster crippled Japan's nuclear energy sector three years ago, the government pledged the biggest shake up in the history of the fragmented electricity industry to boost competition and contain a surge in power prices.
Some of the world's biggest banks and asset managers have asked the Hong Kong securities regulator to delay a landmark China stock trading link that could generate billions of dollars of trade a day due to uncertainty over the scheme rules, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
The incoming head of the EU executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, told the European Parliament on Wednesday that he would present his 300-billion-euro plan for investment to bolster growth and jobs by the end of this year.
British insurer Standard Life (SL.L) and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) (601398.SS) said on Wednesday they had agreed to look at developing savings and investment services together.
European shares edged up and the euro hit a one-week low against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by upbeat company earnings results and hopes of corporate bond buying by the European Central Bank.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) majority owner Lucio Tan is offering to buy out minority shareholders in PAL Holdings Inc (PAL.PS), the carrier's parent company, at 1.19 pesos per share, less than a quarter of the stock's current market price, regulatory filings showed.
QE2 Acquisition Corp. (formerly Crowsnest Acquisition Corp.) (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:CAW.P), is pleased to announce that further to its news releases dated February 28, 2014, April 16, 2014, July 21, 2014, September 4, 2014 and October 7, 2014 that it has closed its Qualifying Transaction (as such term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) and subject to receiving final TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV")
The United States faces potential trade sanctions from Canada and Mexico after the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday it had failed to bring its meat labeling regulations fully in line with international fair trading rules.
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- Australia's Cabcharge says rebuffs M&A talk from NY-listed FleetCor
- China's companies, billionaires must step up to fight Ebola: WFP
- GMO labeling foes spend big on campaigns in Oregon, Colorado
- U.S. funds to fight Ebola now top $1 billion, may rise
- As Ukraine's debt tangle unwinds, Russia holds key thread
- Philanthropies, including Rockefellers and Investors pledge $50 billion fossil fuel divestment
- Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies: World Bank
- Divided SEC adopts mortgage rule, decries lax lending
- Investors seek delay to HK-Shanghai stock tie-up
- EU's Juncker pledges investment plan for jobs
- U.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label dispute
- Michigan becomes fifth U.S. state to thwart direct Tesla car sales
- U.S. to scrap trade deal on Russian steel duties
- New Microsoft CEO pay tops $80 million with big stock awards
- Work on 'taming' firms wins Frenchman economics Nobel
- Briton denies guilt in South African 'honeymoon murder' trial
- Elisabeth Murdoch to step down as Shine Group chairman
- Italy PM Renzi attacks establishment resistance, vows to press on
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