Billed as China's Twitter service, Sina Weibo has debuted on the US Nasdaq exchange. Depsite a less than desired IPO, shares jumped 19 percent in its first day of trade on Wall Street.
Europe's car market has shown yet another monthly increase in registrations, following a protracted period of sluggish demand amid the continent's debt crisis. Britain and Spain were the biggest contributors in March.
Europe's largest software maker, SAP, has reported its cloud business has been making big strides, with revenues and underlying profit rising. But a strong euro has once again dented quarterly earnings.