French phone operator SFR was hit by a countrywide network outage for several hours affecting around 4 million customers.
Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.
A unit of Mars Inc. has raised prices for U.S. chocolate products by about 7% to offset rising costs, the M&Ms and Snickers maker said.
Scholastic Corp. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit rose 31% as revenue increased in four of the company's five operating segments.
Indian software exporter Wipro said net profit rose 30% in the first quarter, helped by a revival in orders from the U.S. and Europe.
Quest Diagnostics Inc. said its second-quarter revenue rose slightly more than expected, driven by higher diagnostic information services sales and higher volume.
The Securities and Exchange Commission told Standard & Poor's Ratings Services that it could face enforcement action for alleged federal violations regarding six commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions.
The asset-management industry largely said it could live with the new regulations, which the SEC backed in a 3-2 vote.