Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, German.

Stock indices on Wall Street and across Europe are slipping back in a muted start to trade in a week when sentiment is likely to remain in thrall to c(...)

The opening up of China’s financial system to the world must be regarded as a matter of global concern

China’s attempted economic transition has deep implications, not just for the emerging nation, but for the rest of the world. In the short term, the c(...)

The Wall Street barometer closed last week at its highest level in 2016, having rallied 13.3 per cent off a two-year intraday low hit on February 11th.

Stock markets are struggling to extend multi-week highs as the dollar stabilises, though Chinese equities rallied after the regulator loosened restric(...)

Investors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China.

Global stocks are consolidating near 2016 highs following a big rally in which falling bond yields, stronger commodity prices and a weak dollar playe(...)

The yuan strengthened as much as 0.32 per cent versus the greenback, briefly erasing its loss for the year

The euro steadied and European shares and bonds rebounded on Friday after being savaged on Thursday when the European Central Bank unveiled a huge new(...)

US jobs data released on Wednesday and Friday should help determine when the Fed is likely to hike again.

Wall Street and European bourses are consolidating after better than expected US economic data and recovering oil prices triggered a surge in global (...)

 Moody’s, the ratings agency, has cut its outlook on China’s government credit to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’. Photo: Bloomberg

Clifford Coonan in Beijing Moody’s, the ratings agency, has cut its outlook on China’s government credit to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’ on the back of a(...)

China’s central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan  and Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble attend a group photo session during the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting

The world’s top economies failed to find consensus on dealing with sluggish global growth, with the G20 meeting in Shanghai coming up only with a reco(...)

Attendees listen to a speech by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shown on a screen during the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Shanghai, China. Photograph: REUTERS/Aly Song

China went on a charm offensive with world financial leaders at the G20 meeting in Shanghai, seeking to shore up confidence in the globe’s second lar(...)

The Tokyo stock exchange. The latest global stock market rally is running out of steam as oil prices see more volatility and investors once again seek “safety” in gold and the yen.

The latest global stock market rally is running out of steam as oil prices see more volatility and investors once again seek “safety” in gold and the (...)