India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a $4 billion deal, the companies said Monday.
More than 600 workers will lose their jobs under Fruit of the Loom's plans to close its plant in Jamestown, Ky. The company said it was moving the plant's textile operations to Honduras to save money.
Two ships with sophisticated equipment for searching underwater zeroed in Friday on a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean in a desperate hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet's black boxes, whose batteries will soon run out.
Philip Morris International will end cigarette production at its factory in the Netherlands as Europeans break the smoking habit for both financial and health reasons.
South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly low-tech but underscore a potential new threat that must be taken seriously.
General Motors Co. says it will take a charge of $400 million pretax in the first quarter because of a change in the way it values Venezuela's currency.
Not a single piece of wreckage from the lost plane has been found, not even after a new analysis led investigators to change the focus of their search yet again.
German automaker BMW says it is recalling 232,000 vehicles in China after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine, and says it is now checking whether the same defect can also be found in other countries.
Police in a southern Chinese city detained 18 people after a protest against a planned chemical plant turned violent over the weekend, local authorities said Thursday.
The Commerce Department says the deficit increased to $42.3 billion, 7.7 percent above the January imbalance of $39.3 billion.
How could an international company that wants to be seen as an innovator and spends more than $11 billion a year on advertising and promotions so badly misjudge its audience?
Ford Motor Co. says its Russian joint venture is cutting 950 jobs due to falling sales and the declining value of the ruble.
The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday that leading nations need to embrace bold policy steps to accelerate a still-modest and fragile global economic recovery.
Germany's antitrust authority has fined a group of brewers 231.2 million euros ($319 million) for their part in alleged illegal beer-price fixing — the second round of punishment in the case.
A southern Chinese city has vowed to listen to public opinion in deciding whether to go ahead with a petrochemical plant after protests by residents turned into violent riots.
The European Union's antitrust authority is imposing a 302 million-euro ($416 million) fine against 11 producers of high voltage power cables for operating a cartel.
Drug maker Actavis Plc plans to expand its reach into Southeast Asia by spending about $100 million to buy Silom Medical Co., a generic pharmaceutical company focused on Thailand.
Exxon and environmental groups differ on what would cost more — severely restricting fossil fuel consumption or not doing so and allowing more carbon dioxide to build in the atmosphere.
Experts say Asia and the South Pacific, home to 4.3 billion people or 60 percent of all humankind, faces rising risks from climate change that threaten food security, public health and social order.
Daimler AG is acquiring the remaining shares in a lithium-ion battery cell maker from specialty chemical company Evonik Industries AG as it intensifies its focus on electric cars.
Marchionne said the merged company will be able to increase production to more than 6 million cars a year, a level he has long said is the minimum for an automaker to compete in the global market.
Not only is the trash a time-wasting distraction for air and sea crews searching for debris from the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished March 8, it also points to wider problems in the world's oceans.
The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.
Advisers to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change say that the world economy may suffer losses of between 0.2 percent and 2 percent of income if temperatures rise by 2 degrees from recent levels.