Economist and new Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis has argued since the beginning of the crisis that Greece should default while staying a member of the euro area.

Greek five-year yields jumped to record highs on Wednesday as investor concerns that the new anti-bailout government in Athens was squaring up for a c(...)

Danske, Denmark’s biggest bank, says it’s been inundated by calls from offshore investors and several hedge funds seeking advice on how to profit from the latest developments in currency markets.

Denmark is trying to silence currency speculators as the government and central bank insist the Nordic country won’t follow Switzerland in severing i(...)

Angela Merkel: remains privately sceptical about ECB bond-buying in principle

The European Central Bank is set to unveil a programme of mass bond-buying next week to save the euro zone from deflation, but has bowed to German pre(...)

German 10-year Bund yields fell 2 basis points to 0.457 per cent, within touching distance of their all-time low of 0.433 per cent

Bond yields in five euro zone countries hit new lows on Wednesday after an opinion from an adviser to Europe’s top court on an unused ECB debt buying(...)

The famous euro sign landmark is photographed outside the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The euro wallowed near a nine-year low as speculation grew that the European Central Bank will embark on quantitative easing soon and US jobs data wi(...)

Fuel prices at an alternative filling station are seen in San Diego, California . Photograph: Mike Blake /Reuters

Oil prices were heading for a seventh weekly loss on Friday, with key producers showing no signs of cutting output in the face of a global supply glut(...)

Next: clothing retailer said the outlook for UK retail is improving after it reported Christmas-season sales that beat analysts’ estimates, driving the shares higher in London trading.

Next Plc said the outlook for UK retail is improving after the clothing retailer reported Christmas-season sales that beat analysts’ estimates, drivin(...)

Next said the outlook for UK retail is improving after the clothing retailer reported Christmas-season sales that beat analysts’ estimates, driving th(...)

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

Commerzbank boss Martin Blessing has restored the German lender to health but it is unlikely to meet ambitious 2016 turnaround targets as it faces to(...)

Some 80 per cent of Volvo customes shop online, according to research from the company which also suggest many will do the same for cars in the future

Volvo has said it will start selling vehicles online as it rolls out new models to compete with German luxury rivals such as BMW. The Swedish carmaker(...)