Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

Sales of asset-backed securities will jump next year by the most since 2007, to €115 billion, Credit Suisse said in a separate note this month

Euro zone banks may have 1.28 trillion in loans eligible to be packaged and sold to investors, freeing up money to lend, according to Credit Suisse Gr(...)

A law passed last year by Spain’s government is wooing foreign entrepreneurs by  requiring them to have little more than a government-vetted business plan, health insurance and enough money to support themselves while living in Spain.

Last year, after more than a decade in Silicon Valley, Stacia Carr helped sell the company she was running and went looking for a change of pace. “The(...)

After European Central Bank president Mario Draghi promised last Friday to use whatever means necessary to raise inflation, investors bet that the ECB would soon unveil new measures, possibly including government bond purchases. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin rose by 0.6 per cent as most euro zone markets advanced on expectations of more monetary stimulus. After European Central Ba(...)

Jacques Gabillon, head of the global commodities principal investments group at Goldman Sachs Group, swears in to a Senate permanent subcommittee on investigations hearing in Washington, DC, today. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs took the lead today in rejecting allegations by a powerful US Senate subcommittee that Wall Street banks were exploiting physical com(...)

The bank said it would be cutting costs more aggressively than previously planned to further improve margins.   Photograph: Bloomberg

Banco Santander, the euro zone’s biggest bank, said third-quarter profit rose 52 per cent, beating estimates, as charges for bad loans dropped in Spai(...)

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy: says Spain’s banking system is in “stupendous” shape. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Spanish banks were shown to need no more capital after the stress test. Liberbank, a lender with €45 billion of assets, was shown to have a €32.2 mill(...)

The ECB has started buying covered bonds, opening a new front in its battle to revive the euro zone economy. Photo: Reuters

The European Central Bank has started buying covered bonds, an ECB spokesman said on Monday, opening a new front in its battle to revive the euro zon(...)

The London Stock Exchange Group said today it would raise £938 million to part fund the acquisition of US indexes group Frank Russell. LSE will offer(...)

A worker assembles a vehicle on the production line at a plant operated by Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroen Automobile, the joint venture between Dongfeng Motor Corp. and PSA Peugeot Citroen, in Wuhan, China. PSA Peugeot Citroen has agreed to sell a stake in Peugeot to Dongfeng and the French government. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

PSA Peugeot Citroen’s supervisory board has agreed to sell stakes to Dongfeng Motor Corp and the French state as part of a move to raise €3 billion(...)