A currency exchange booth in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey is considered by many analysts to be a fragile emerging market, vulnerable to external shocks. Photograph: EPA

The rout in emerging-nation assets has spread, as stocks tumbled around the world and demand for havens spiked on intensifying concern that global gro(...)

A display of gold bracelets. Initiatives such as the rollout of Pandora’s online business and a collaboration with Walt Disney helped improve revenue

Danish jeweller Pandora raised its annual sales forecast for the second time this year as it ramps up store openings amid strong demand for charm brac(...)

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently changed their recommendation for Apple stock from “buy” to “neutral,” and lowered their target share price from $142 to $130. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

What’s up with Apple? Everyone seems to be freaked out by Apple’s falling share price. Should they be? The recent 15 per cent correction has been swif(...)

Circulation revenue grew slightly, helped by a 13.8 per cent rise in revenue from digital-only subscription products

The New York Times reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as its print advertising sales fell for the fourth straight quarter. Shares of the c(...)

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Image of the week: Dial-a-latte Is there anything to be said for another coffee? This is Jake Hollier on his first day of trading at Jake’s Coffee Box(...)

Viacom offices in New York. Big changes in viewing habits are fuelling investor concerns as a generation of younger viewers spends less time in front of a television in favour of digital alternatives. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Viacom shares fell as much as 20 per cent on another dark day for US media companies as the owner of Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures hit ea(...)

The weaker euro cut revenue at the Disneyland Paris theme park by about $100 million. (Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire)

Walt Disney lowered profit guidance for its cable networks unit and reported quarterly revenue slightly below Wall Street forecasts, sending its shar(...)

Investors’ initial response to Apple’s recent earnings was to wipe more than $60 billion in value off the company, a “crash” that garnered headlines a(...)

The Sky logo sits on a sign outside British Sky ’s headquarters in Isleworth. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Sky’s UK operation and six major Hollywood movie studios including 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers have been accused by the European Union of ill(...)

A part of the signage at the main gate of The Walt Disney Co. is pictured in Burbank, California. Walt Disney Co reported a 7 per cent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher advertising  sales and affiliate fees in its media networks business and an increase in spending by visitors at its theme parks. Photograph: Reuters/Fred Prouser

Walt Disney reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates, bolstered by improving results at its theme-park and merchandise units in a (...)