BT has reported an increase in profits, boosted by record sales of its broadband services and sales of its new sports television channels.
Google's ad revenue has helped it report profits of $3.38bn (£2.05bn) for the final quarter of 2013, an increase of 17%.
Amazon saw its shares fall by as much as 10% in after-hours trading despite reporting profits $239m (£145m).
Oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell is changing the emphasis of the company in a new strategy which will see it increase disposal of some of its assets.
BSkyB has reported a 9.2% fall in its pre-tax profits for the second half of 2013. Profits fell from £610m to £554m.
The world's largest spirits producer, Diaego, is having to cut costs due to a slow down in demand in emerging markets like China.
Justin King will step down as Sainsbury's chief executive in July, the supermarket chain has confirmed.
House prices rose by 0.7% in January, according to Nationwide Building Society.
Barclays has announced it plans to close 400 branches and cuts hundreds of jobs as part of a restructuring.
IKEA has reported record profits after a rise in its market share in almost all countries in which it operates.