(...) gold would be the best long-term investment; 17 per cent opted for stocks. Equities have since doubled(...)

Ryanair closed down 2.5 per cent at €12.01 after cautioning that overcapacity could weigh on average fares. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) increasing its full-year target. NEW YORK US stocks fell, with equities headed for their longest losing(...)

China stocks plunged more than 8 per cent, their biggest one-day drop in more than eight years. Photo: Reuters

China stocks plunged more than 8 per cent, their biggest one-day drop in more than eight years, as a government-triggered rebound petered out amid pro(...)

Volkswagen slid 2.7 per cent, pacing losses among carmakers, after ‘Manager Magazin’ said a drop in its Chinese deliveries could hurt earnings by more than €1 billion. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European stocks fell with miners and auto-related shares leading the plunge, extending their first weekly drop in three, as data around the world s(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

(...) on Wall Street yesterday. European equities fell in late trading after disappointing updates from(...)

 European stocks fell for a third day as a decline in energy shares outweighed better-than-expected results from Credit Suisse and Unilever. Photo: Bloomberg

European stocks fell for a third day as a decline in energy shares outweighed better-than-expected results from Credit Suisse and Unilever. BP’s 1.2 (...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: The company came under some pressure, and was one of the big fallers onISEQ index. Photograph: Irish Times

European stocks declined, snapping a nine-day winning streak, amid mixed earnings reports. Stocks on Wall Street fell, with results from bellwethers I(...)

European equities have soared since Greek tensions faded. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

(...). European bull market resumes European equities have soared since Greek tensions faded. Is it a temporary(...)

Barclays declined to comment on a report it was set to deepen job cuts. Photograph: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

Gold prices plunged to their lowest in more than five years, at one point dropping by 4 per cent, as the dollar hit a three-month high against a bas(...)

A man walks past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices, on a pedestrian overpass inin Shanghai, China. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

(...) the recent equities rebound is sustainable without government support. China Securities Finance Corp(...)