In London, Rolls-Royce shares jumped more than 14 per cent after a well-received update. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

It was a torrid week on the markets but global indices staged a rebound yesterday, as they took reassurance about the banking sector and prospects fo(...)

Deutsche Bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt. Bank plans to buy back about $5.4 billion of bonds. Photographs: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

European shares rebounded on Friday as Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank rallied, helping stock markets stage a partial recovery from stinging losses earl(...)

Germany’s economic upswing is key for the continuation of the euro-area recovery amid slower global growth.

(...) market slowdown that’s heightened concerns about global growth and sent equities plunging this year(...)

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich. Photograph: Sean Rayford/Getty Images
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(...)’s gown and contact lenses in order to disguise her very real horror at the sight of plummeting equities(...)

A trader on the NYSE. The main worry is another recession. All we know is that a slowdown is certain but what is utterly unknown is how many months or years that calamity lies in the future. It has become a cliché to repeat Nobel Laureate Paul Samuelson’s joke that markets predict nine out of five recessions.

I am so inclined. And I don’t have to own those equities in the first place. Lots of people are(...)

Board displaying the day’s course of the DAX stock market index at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on February 11th: stock markets across the globe have been exceptionally volatile in recent weeks. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images

(...) worldwide amid concern that central bank efforts to support growth are losing their potency. Equities did(...)

In the red: European banks head toward their lowest prices since August 2012. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

(...)’s already erased $16.4 trillion from equities since last year’s high. European lenders have particularly(...)

(...) sell equities and other riskier assets. Recent days have seen a particularly volatile trend which(...)

 A trader looks up at the board displaying the  course of the DAX stock market index  in Frankfurt

(...) nervousness about equities drove cash into government bonds. This helped the NTMA to auction €1 billion in 10(...)

Tony Smurfit:    played down the share price spike and said the company was only recovering what it has lost in recent weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) said. He said Smurfit Kappa was “as worried as anyone” that the recent chaos that has gripped equities(...)