Asian shares are treading cautiously lower as traders and investors await the crucial Bank of Japan policy decision due later today.
Groupe Casino’s profit skyrocketed in the first half of the year as the French retailer booked a massive capital gain from the sale of supermarket chains in Asia.
Lingering concerns about oversupply and a deluge of refined products trigger a selloff in crude oil, pushing it into bear market territory.
Usain Bolt, the fastest-ever human, appears to have an extra gear that propels him ahead of other sprinters. But that’s not what’s going on.
Facebook said it could be on the hook for $3 billion to $5 billion in additional taxes as a result of an IRS investigation into how the social network transferred assets overseas.
A new study has found that Apollo astronauts who reached the Moon die more often from heart disease than astronauts who never made it to space or who only reached low-earth orbit. WSJ's Monika Auger reports. Photo: NASA
BHP Billiton is trialing a technology with the potential to change the way it transports mineral-rich ore from deep pits and underground tunnels, in a bid to improve productivity in the face of weak commodity prices.
The sci-fi fantasy film centered on China’s great wall has hopes of becoming a global blockbuster.
Stocks in Europe inched higher as upbeat news from the region’s banks offset a disappointing stimulus announcement from the Bank of Japan.
The e-commerce company is an investor in Bitnet, which helps retailers accept bitcoin as payment. Slow consumer adoption has hampered the spread of the digital-currency technology.
Tech stocks are in the spotlight this week, as Amazon and Google parent company Alphabet tee up to report earnings after the bell Thursday. WSJ's "Ahead of the Tape" columnist Steven Russolillo discusses with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty
Asian currencies broadly strengthened against the U.S. dollar after the Federal Reserve’s latest policy statement left investors uncertain about the path of U.S. interest rates this year.