GLOBAL MARKETS: Dropbox surprise

File-sharing and storage company beats Wall Street expectations for quarterly results

GLOBAL MARKETS: HSBC’s buyback call

CEO John Flint looks to deploy more capital into HSBC’s businesses to tap growth opportunities

GLOBAL MARKETS: Tesla spending spree

The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to make it through the calendar year

GLOBAL MARKETS: Jana takes a bite of Pinnacle Foods

Activist investor Jana Partners has disclosed a 9.1% stake in Pinnacle Foods

GLOBAL MARKETS: Klépierre cans Hammerson plan

Klépierre abandons plans to bid for Hammerson after the British property company failed to provide ‘meaningful engagement’ after it increased its offer this ...

GLOBAL MARKETS: Samsung has a profitable quarter

Samsung Electronics tips a surprise record first-quarter profit

GLOBAL MARKETS: AIG pays top dollar

American International Group paid new CEO Brian Duperreault US$43.1m last year, a securities filing shows

GLOBAL MARKETS: GlaxoSmithKline cans Pfizer plan

GlaxoSmithKline has withdrawn from the race to buy Pfizer’s consumer health-care business

GLOBAL MARKETS: Changing with the times

Norway’s biggest petroleum company, will change its name to Equinor as it seeks to broaden its energy reach beyond oil and gas production

GLOBAL MARKETS: UBS pushes up CEO’s pay

UBS boosts CEO Sergio Ermotti’s pay and increased the bank’s bonus pool by about 6% after underlying profit increased

GLOBAL MARKETS: Rio Tinto hauled over the coals

Australia’s corporate watchdog launches court action against miner for misleading investors

GLOBAL MARKETS: BlackRock tackles gun manufacturers

The world’s largest asset manager has put US gun makers on notice that it is no longer business as usual

GLOBAL MARKETS: Global wheat tsar

It’s been a long time since any country shipped out as much wheat as Russia

GLOBAL MARKETS: Credit Suisse hit by US lawsuit

Credit Suisse faces a US class-action lawsuit over US$1bn in writedowns it took in 2015 and 2016 linked to its trading division

GLOBAL MARKETS: Sanofi trumps Novo Nordisk

While Alibaba, Foxconn put $350m into Chinese e-car start-up