Shares of Merck were up nearly 3 percent at $63.90 after the U.S. drugmaker also reported fourth-quarter earnings that matched analysts' expectations. Despite acknowledgi ..
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to tightening labor market conditions that should support the economy this ..
Best known for its Lysol cleaners, Durex condoms, Nurofen tablets and Scholl footcare products, Reckitt said late on Wednesday it was discussing a $90 per share cash offer, a ..
ChemChina [CNNCC.UL] is set to secure conditional EU antitrust approval for its $43 billion bid for Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta (SYNN.S), the largest foreign acq ..
Panasonic Corp said on Thursday its avionics unit is being investigated by U.S. authorities under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and that it has recently begun talks ..
The European Commission's estimate that Apple (AAPL.O) owes Ireland up to 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in a disputed tax ruling is unlikely to be altered greatly by Dub ..
Oil prices rose on Thursday as evidence that OPEC and other big exporters were cutting production outweighed a sharp rise in U.S. crude and gasoline stockpiles. Brent crude wa ..
Sony Corp on Thursday said it does not plan to sell its pictures business after suffering a $1 billion writedown, and instead aims to turn it around by adding sales channels a ..
The dollar slipped to a 12-week low on Thursday and stock and bonds markets both showed caution after the U.S. Federal Reserve stuck to its mildly upbeat view of the world but ..
German prosecutors said on Thursday they were investigating how far merger talks between Deutsche Boerse (DB1Gn.DE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) had advanced by the t ..