A 50-million-dollar-plus holiday weekend ensures "The Last Jedi" overtakes "Beauty and the Beast" to take 2017's box office honours in the US.
More light is shed on Apple's labyrinthine tax affairs.
British airline easyJet's shares slumped over five percent on Thursday after it warned of a more than 25 percent fall in profit this year.
A Russian company is selling a children’s bed shaped like a Buk missile launcher.
HSBC.,Europe's biggest bank, just reported a 29 percent drop in pretax profits for the first half of 2016 and will buy back $2.5 billion worth of shares.
Samsung has reported better than expected quarterly profit but warned earnings from phones will weaken in the rest of the year.
Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.
Despite the popularity of Pokemon GO Nintendo has announced an operating loss for the period from April to June.
Air France-KLM is downbeat about profits this year amid terrorist attacks in Europe and Brexit uncertainty.
Rosneft's quarterly net profit fell by 75 percent as crude oil prices declined, but Russia's top oil producer also blamed heavy investment in the period.
French carmaker, Peugeot Citroen, has unveiled its plans to return to consistent sales growth. In what chief executive Carlos Tavares described as a
Eurostar's profits dropped last year. It has blamed the Paris terrorist attacks, disruptions from migrants getting on to French train tracks and the stronger value of the pound.
Air France-KLM's shares took off on Thursday after the Franco-Dutch airline said it had returned to profit last year helped by lower fuel bills and increased numbers of passengers.
Strong sales of new models pushed French carmaker Renault's profit up by nearly 50 percent in 2015, but it slashed the value of its stake in Russia's AvtoVAZ as sales there slumped.
Toyota has raised its net profit forecast for the current business year thanks to increased production efficiencies in its Chinese operations and improved sales in North America.
Social media giant Facebook has bucked the trend of underwhelming tech results of Apple and eBay and more than doubled its profits in Q4.
Indications the tech industry could be in for a tough year. That’s one interpretation behind Samsung’s fourth quarter profits forecast. The company