Germany's Bayer has offered to buy US seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion (55 billion euros) in cash trying to gain the top spot in the fast-consolidating farm supplies industry.
Twitter won't comment on a Bloomberg report users will soon be able to write longer tweets as it plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140 character limit.
Investors remain nervous about Turkey's political situation, but share prices and the lira regained some of their earlier losses on Thursday.
BP has said it could reduce its capital spending further after reporting an 80 percent drop in profits in the first three months of the year.
Alaska Air Group says it has agreed to buy Virgin America for almost 2.3 billion euros. It wants to expand its presence on the US West Coast
China's Anbang raises offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts to almost $14 billion, trying to see off Marriott International's bid.
Barclays is quitting Africa after almost a century of doing business there. The announcement came as it reported pretax profit last year was 5.4 billion pounds, down 2% on 2014.
ArcelorMittal is to issue 2.7 billion euros of new shares to reduce debt and cut costs with its profits hit by a plunge in steel prices, which the world's largest steelmaker blamed on cheap exports fr
Budget airline easyJet says travel demand was dampened by security fears late in 2015 but a recovery in bookings has put it on track to meet annual profit forecasts.
Another blow for Volkswagen. The German carmaker has seen its market share decline for the first time in eight years. It comes in the wake of the
European markets fell sharply on Thursday after China accelerated the depreciation of the yuan, but came off lows after the Shanghai and Shenzen
The world’s third-largest shipping firm, CMA CGM of France, has bid of $3.4 billion (3.13 billion euros) to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines. It
UniCredit has become the latest major European bank to announce a major overhaul as part of its strategic plan – involving some fairly major lob
Portugal's electorate sees the markets make their minds up about their votes, and money flees a possible Socialist-led left coalition coming into office
Holiday company shares have been hit by Britain’s move to suspend flights to and from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh – a decision criticised
Marks and Spencer has reported disappointing sales in clothing and homeware. Several factors have been cited for a 1.2 percent decline in general
Another three billion euros have been wiped off Volkswagen’s market value after the company admitted the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of some
Harley-Davidson has reported a drop in quarterly net profits as sales of new motorcycles fell more than one percent globally. In the US they fell by
More rollercoaster trading in Shanghai to start the week, which plunged on opening and then clawed back most of the losses. The Chinese stockmarket
Southern Europe tightens its belt, and Danone pays the price as its shares fall.
Quarterly sales from the world’s biggest yoghurt maker
Commerzbank’s share fell as it said its profit in the second half of 2012 will be lower than in the first six month.
Germany’s second largest bank
Air France-KLM’s better than expected second quarter performance cheered investors.
Shares of the group, formed by the merger of French and Dutch
As shares in the world’s biggest social network website start trading on the Nasdaq we ask if Facebook’s popularity is overshadowing doubts about its
A profit warning from Nokia caused its share price to plunge 14.5 percent on Wednesday.
The Finnish mobile phone giant said it now expects to post