The supply of this season’s must-have toy, Frozen’s Snow Glow Elsa doll, had run out in most shops weeks before Christmas. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) illicit markets, noting that the supply of this season’s must-have toy, the Snow Glow Elsa doll marketed(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Research, having tracked returns following periods where markets were overvalued or undervalued by at least(...)

Commerzbank’s equity stood at €27.6 billion as of September 30th, of which €20.2 billion resided in its core bank

(...) other banks trimming their markets activities due to stagnant demand.By contrast, retail banking has(...)

A shopper in Madrid. The Bank of Spain also raised its forecast for 2014 GDP growth to 1.4 per cent from 1.3 previously, while maintaining a 2 percent expansion projection for the whole of 2015.

(...) maintaining a 2 percent expansion projection for the whole of 2015.“The likely weakening of our export markets(...)

A South African singer performs a tribute to mark the first year death anniversary of former South African president Nelson Mandela who provided the defining image of the 1995 World Cup. Photo: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

(...) time zones as England and France, and thus appeal to the sport’s two most lucrative television markets(...)

Irish fuel group Petrogas is considering floating its Applegreen service station business on the stock market in 2015.

Good morning Markets extended what is being dubbed a “Santa rally” yesterday, with some(...)

On the up: 2014 was another good year for many investors in the stock markets. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...) was another good year for investors. With markets across the world in bullish mode, many investors(...)

(...) of which already trade at a discount to developed markets. Contrarians with a strong stomach may be(...)

(...) details about who is reading it. The online market’s imperatives are upending the traditional logic of(...)

Oil pump owned by  Rosneft: the state oil giant  made a big debt repayment but scrapped a deal to acquire an oil trading business from Morgan Stanley as US regulators refused to clear it. Photograph:  Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko

(...) came amid another rocky day on financial markets for Russia in which: l The rouble firmed to a 10-day(...)