More than three-quarters of the workforce of Hyundai Motor walked off the job, in the latest fallout from a land purchase that is becoming a flash point for corporate-governance concerns in South Korea.
A handful of companies that investors once viewed as ripe for a takeover by U.S. rivals aren't looking so attractive after the White House unveiled a sweeping effort at cracking down on cross-Atlantic mergers.
Several of Australia's largest coal companies are intensifying job cutbacks, highlighting the nagging difficulties that miners and exporters continue to face despite signaling a more positive outlook for the commodity.
Wizz Air is thinking of buying a slightly larger version of the current single-aisle Airbus jetliners it has on order to try to compress its costs to the same level as those of rival budget carrier Ryanair.
Tate & Lyle issued its second profit warning of 2014, blaming weaker selling prices amid fierce competition in the artificial sweetener market and continuing supply-chain woes after a harsh U.S. winter left it with lower corn stocks.