The blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was largely responsible for Walt Disney Co.'s record profit for the first fiscal quarter, but Disney executives also credited the space opera for the record attendance at the company's domestic parks.
The turmoil engulfing Viacom deepened on Tuesday as weak earnings and continued concern over the company's leadership sent shares down more than 21 percent, the lowest level in more than five years.
Haruhiko Kuroda has a problem: traders are paying more attention to the volatility sweeping global markets than the Bank of Japan governor's monetary easing.
Deutsche Bank AG is considering buying back some of its bonds, potentially countering this month's selloff over concern that Germany's biggest bank will struggle to make payments on its riskiest debt.
... * Global economy worries quash Fed rate hike expectation. * Markets do not expect Fed to raise rates any time soon. * Yen near 15-month high, yen calls favoured the most since 2010.