Thursday, April 17, 2014
Swiss bank Credit Suisse says its net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter, more than expected, as bond-market woes hurt earnings at its investment banking business.
A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Chevrolet's smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets.
Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica and U.S. investment giant Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture on Wednesday, challenging internet giants such as Google and Facebook in a multibillion-dollar market.
Failed Bitcoin exchange MtGox was placed in administration by a Japanese court on Wednesday, with an order for bankruptcy expected to be issued soon, its administrator and chief executive said.
World stock markets rose Wednesday as China's slowdown in the first quarter was less severe than expected.
The yen weakened in Asia on Wednesday as the head of the Bank of Japan said the country was on target to meet its inflation target next year while buoyant equity markets lifted investor sentiment.
The price of oil rose Wednesday as Ukraine took action against pro-Russian separatists in its east but slower Chinese growth tempered gains.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping offset higher costs for food and clothing.