A fire has destroyed one workshop and damaged another at Swatch Group's (UHR.VX) watch mechanism subsidiary, the Swiss firm that has a near monopoly on the supply of mechanism ..
Soroof International, a conglomerate controlled by a Saudi Arabian prince, said on Sunday that it would file a complaint before Saudi courts against France's state-run ut ..
German consumer goods group Henkel (HEN3.DE) dampened expectations it was looking at acquisitions soon, saying the market currently offers few takeover opportunities, Handelsb ..
Two stocks look ready to reverse course in the new year, writes Thomas Kee. ..
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year: shares of many companies doubled as revenue climbed and on forecasts for rip-roaring ..
Japanese automakers will ramp up production early next year because they expect a big increase in car purchases before a sales tax hike in April, media reported on Sunday. Toy ..
Japan's most influential business lobby has agreed to raise workers' base pay for the first time in six years as the economy gains momentum and corporate earnings im ..
Japan's Sony Corp has decided not to sell its lithium-ion battery unit, media reported on Sunday, in a gamble that it can turn the business around with a weak yen and gro ..
Italy's third-biggest bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena was forced to delay a vital 3 billion euro ($4.1 billion) share sale to raise capital until mid-2014 because of share ..
Alessandro Profumo, chairman of troubled Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena , said on Saturday he would decide whether to step down in January. "These are decisions ..