Germany’s Dax: rose 0.2 per cent, while in France the Cac 40 fell 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters/Staff/Remote

European equities rebounded from their biggest four-day drop since the height of the February slump amid earnings reports and rising crude prices. G(...)

Ryanair advanced 1.3 per cent to €12.98 on a day that saw positive first-quarter numbers from Air France KLM

European stocks continued their losing streak as the latest batch of earnings failed to lift investor sentiment rendered gloomy by the lacklustre econ(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was sharply lower in afternoon trading on Tuesday, with all 10 major S&P sectors in the red, after weak economic data out of China and Europe rekindled fears of a slowing global economy.

Stock markets worldwide fell on Tuesday after weak Chinese factory data and a surprise rate cut by Australia’s central bank unnerved investors, sendin(...)

 Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen surged  after the central bank dashed investors’ hopes for more stimulus, leading to declines in most other world benchmarks after the Fed left interest rates unchanged. Photograph: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

The yen surged on Thursday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by declining to boost its stimulus, battering Japanese stocks and briefly weighi(...)

BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley:  BP shareholders voted on April 14 to oppose his  $20 million pay package for 2015, the rare revolt reflecting outrage after the British oil and gas company recorded its biggest annual loss. Photograph: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files

Chief executives’ outsized pay packages are again coming under scrutiny, following a host of controversial pay awards in recent weeks. A fortnight ago(...)

Kerry Group rose 2.3% to €84.05 after French food company Danone reported first-quarter results showing a 3.5% increase in like-for-like sales

European shares climbed to a three-month high as oil rose to more than $40 a barrel, and a number of corporate results for the first quarter beat pro(...)

L’Oreal rose 5.5 per cent as it pledged to outperform the market in 2016 and confirmed its ambition to achieve another year of sales and profit growth after first-quarter sales rose more than expected.  (Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters)

European equities climbed to a three-month high on Tuesday, with a rally in commodities-related stocks and encouraging updates from companies such as(...)

The Iseq’s bigger companies had mixed fortunes with Ryanair shares down 0.5 per cent.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Most European and US markets were ahead yesterday, with the S&P 500 Index at a four-month high, as investors shook off oil’s losses on failed out(...)

Ryanair was among the most actively traded, falling more than 1 per cent to €13.06. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

European shares rose on Tuesday, following a somewhat choppy session, as an advance by oil and mining companies offset weakness in some banking stocks(...)

Marks & Spencer: the retailer rose today, extending a rally from yesterday when its results beat forecasts

Global equity markets bounced, paced by a jump in oil prices today, but were still on track for a weekly decline. The Iseq rose as stocks on Wall St(...)