Barclays: last week  entered  talks to sell its French  business to AnaCap Financial Partners. Photograph: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

A senior executive at Barclays has alleged money laundering and mis-selling failures at the bank’s French operations, casting a shadow over the Britis(...)

 Barclays Bank’s Irish subsidiary saw its total operating income rise 26 per cent to €47.4 million last year. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Profits at the Irish subsidiary of Barclays Bank rose 37 per cent last year, according to accounts just filed with the companies office. Barclays Ban(...)

Deutsche Bank posted a surprise profit in the first quarter as legal expenses dropped and the company’s trading businesses performed better than analysts had expected.

Deutsche Bank posted a surprise profit in the first quarter as legal expenses dropped and the company’s trading businesses performed better than analy(...)

Statoil jumped 6.1 per cent after Norway’s biggest oil company unexpectedly posted a profit

Energy companies pushed European equities up for a second day running, amid better-than-estimated earnings reports and news of oil reaching $45 a barr(...)

This is Barclays’s first results after under a new structure formed to comply with British ringfencing rules requiring the separation of consumer and investment-banking arms by 2019

Barclays said profit fell 25 per cent in the first quarter as the businesses the firm is exiting posted a larger loss than a year earlier. Reported p(...)

Wall Street expects Apple to report sales of about 50 million iPhones for the first three months of this year.

1. Nearly nine years after it shook the communications and computing worlds, the iPhone is facing the prospect of first quarterly unit sales decline (...)

Jubilee produced 102,600 barrels a day in 2015 and was expected to pump 101,000 a day this year, according to a company forecast in February

Tullow Oil’s production vessel off Ghana could be fixed in situ, the country’s petroleum minister said as he held the company to a planned resumption (...)

An oil-rig is pictured amongst vessels moored along a row of shipyards northwest of Waterfront City on Batam island, in Indonesia’s Riau Islands Province

Oil prices slid on Monday after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world grappling with an (...)

Global market information in  Tokyo: World commodity values advanced as the cloud that China cast over financial markets started to lift. Photograph:  Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Global equities erased losses for the year, with US stocks at a four-month high, and commodities advanced as the cloud that China cast over financial(...)

On Wall Street, stocks rose in early trading, boosted by rising commodity prices and gains for Apple. Photograph: Reuters/China Daily

European equities edged up, as banks and mining stocks advanced. Italian lenders, among the biggest decliners last week, led gains in the Stoxx Europe(...)