A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then swiftly cancelled.

A fat-fingered trade sent a spasm through Japan’s stock market on Wednesday, as a transaction worth almost Y68tn ($617 billion) was entered – and then(...)

 Pro-democracy protesters gather outside the Hong Kong government headquarters. Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

After the worst week in almost two months for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, US stocks fell as Hong Kong protests added to geopolitical concern(...)

Ryanair held its annual shareholders meeting in Dublin yesterday, September 25th, and told investors it expected to reach the upper end of its earnings projections for the fiscal year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) biggest drop since April.Equities also extended losses on a report that Russian lawmakers are drafting(...)

Ryanair’s shares closed up 1.97 per cent. Aer Lingus remained unchanged on the day

(...) market.Equities were boosted by data that showed new home sales jumped sharply in August, easing concerns(...)

Pause for thought: multiple signals indicate that the US stock market faces years of sub-par returns. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...) investors can “patch together global equities and get a semi-respectable-looking portfolio”. Wary of bonds(...)

CRH is to offload its share in a builder merchanting chain in France by the end of this year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

European equities at Royal London Asset Management in London. “The Tesco announcement is quite a staggering(...)

Alibaba  founder  Jack Ma attends the company’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...) equities remained on track for a week of strong gains and Alibaba rallied in its trading debut. The day(...)

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond conceded defeat in the vote after the bulk of results had leant towards No

European equities surged on Friday, with a key index hitting a 6.5 year high after Scotland(...)

Pro-union protestors gesture beside police during a demonstration at George Square in Glasgow this evening. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters 2:00

(...) first time.European equities surged today, with a key index hitting a 6.5 year high after Scotland(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The fund run by Covestone beat rival funds managed by much larger financial institutions such as Davy, Irish Life, Merrion, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and Zurich. Photograph: Reuters

(...)-performing global equities fund of 234 according to MoneyMate, the investment tracker. Its performance beat rival(...)