U.S. stocks edged lower in volatile trading on Thursday, as a rally sparked by progress in U.S.-China trade talks faded, with investors preferring defensive sectors such as real estate and utilities.
Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple Inc's latest iPhone models XS and XR after winning a preliminary injunction against older models, the company confirmed on Thursday.
Standard Chartered Plc has laid off over 200 employees in India in its retail banking division, as more customers move to digital services, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
The European Central Bank formally ended its 2.6 trillion euro crisis-fighting bond purchase scheme on Thursday but promised to keep feeding stimulus for years into an economy struggling with an unexpected slowdown and political turmoil.
YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content.
Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline's revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand.
The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near a 49-year low last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy.
Apple Inc said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas, that will house up to 15,000 workers as part of a broader push by U.S. companies to create more domestic jobs.
A gauge of world equities climbed for a third straight session on U.S. trade hopes on Thursday and the pound and the euro eased after the latest bout of Brexit drama and ECB announcement.
U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc said a wider variety of seating options and fares from basic economy to flat bed seats in first class will help revenues grow 4 to 6 percent in 2019, while fuel prices should drop by $300 million next year.
Renault said on Thursday an audit launched in the wake of Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn's arrest in Japan had so far found no irregularities with his pay at the French carmaker.
Oil prices climbed 1 percent on Thursday, after data showed inventory declines in the United States and as investors began to expect that the global oil market could have a deficit sooner than they had previously thought.
A JP Morgan analyst who has long held a negative outlook on General Electric Co shares as they have tumbled upgraded his view on the conglomerate's stock on Thursday.
Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to the matter said.
An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc's plan to buy Sprint Corp announced on Thursday that they had banded together, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for wireless customers and hurt rural consumers.
Huawei's relations with British authorities hit a low last month when a top official walked out of a meeting with the Chinese company over its perceived failure to fix security holes in its products, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.