Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg: he repeatedly insisted Glencore had no need of restructuring but, after  shares more than halved this year, he unveiled a debt-reduction and cash-raising plan a few weeks ago. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters/Files TPX

A battle is raging in the City over the fate of Glencore, the heavily indebted mining and commodities trading group that suffered an extraordinary 30 (...)

Ryanair also performed badly, falling 4.28 per cent to €13.19. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stocks around the world fell for a fifth day yesterday, sliding towards two-year lows as worries lingered over global growth and as the scandal(...)

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average surged 7.7 per cent, gaining more than 1,300 points, as sentiment was bolstered by  rallies on Wall Street and optimism on China economy. Photograph: . Franck Robichon/EPA

Global markets continued to respond to positive developments in China. In the US, stocks struggled to add to their second best rally of the year, even(...)

Ryanair was up 0.74 per cent to €12.90 on Monday. Photograph:   Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks rose, US futures climbed and the yen weakened as investors took solace that the resumption of trading in Chinese equities failed to (...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

AIB shares fell 9.52 per cent to 7.6 cent. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The fallout from yesterday’s rout in Chinese markets cost investors in European stocks around €450 billion yesterday. Stock markets in Fra(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq slumped by 1.2 per cent as a worsening rout in emerging markets and a plunge in oil sparked a broad selloff in US and European stocks. Conce(...)

Ryanair was strong again on Tuesday, adding 17 cent, or 1.4 per cent to close at €12.88. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

A sell-off in mining and energy stocks weighed on markets across the globe on Tuesday, against a background of continuing uncertainty in China. Marke(...)

A worker walks on stacked steel pipes at a storage yard in Shanghai, China. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

A deepening slowdown in demand in China took centre-stage on Monday, boosting some stock markets on hopes of more policy stimulus even as it knocked c(...)

Manufacturing output in Germany and the euro zone increased by more than initially estimated, appearing to suggest the crisis in Greece had not been a setback for growth. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

European stocks made gains as improved earnings reports and a positive reception for fresh economic data outweighed the impact of record losses in Gr(...)