The European Central Bank is ramping up its corporate-bond purchases, increasing its support for the region’s companies as weaker economic data weigh on credit markets. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

The Tokyo Stock Exchange halted all stock trading for Thursday’s session due to a system problem, a rare glitch that market participants said could undermine trust in the exchange. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

Carl Icahn will remain in charge of Icahn Enterprises for now, but the company will adopt a plan for his son Brett to succeed him as chairman and chief executive of its investment segment within seven years. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...