Russian president Vladimir Putin. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin/Reuters

Russia is exploring international bond issuance for the first time since the war in Ukraine sparked sanctions from the West in 2014, in a sign that th(...)

Leonard Ponzi: will run Reputation Inc’s New York office.

Yet another Irish-linked communications consultancy is heading stateside. Reputation Inc, the British and Irish agency founded by former Edelman Irela(...)

The BoE’s own economic forecasts - which are based on an earlier market assumption of a rate rise in the second half of 2017 - show the weakest outlook for growth in nearly three years

The Bank of England cut its economic growth forecasts on Thursday due to a darker global outlook, and the lone policymaker who had backed a rate rise (...)

A number of private equity firms have expressed interest in Yahoo’s core internet business. Photograph: Getty

Bain and TPG are among several private equity firms weighing approaches for Yahoo’s core internet business after the Silicon Valley group announced it(...)

Bank of Ireland: The retreat in financial stocks around Europe saw the bank shares fall 3.5 per cent to €0.27. Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris/Bloomberg

European shares fell sharply yesterday as disappointing economic data from the US further undermined sentiment already hurt by weak earnings updates. (...)

Barclays has admitted it broke the law and agreed to pay $70 million

Barclays and Credit Suisse have settled federal and state charges that they misled investors in their dark pools, with Barclays admitting it broke th(...)

Bats Global Markets, which runs US and European stock markets, warned in a filing that a withdrawal by Britain from the European Union, or “Brexit,” could damage the London business climate enough to drive some or all the company’s operations out of the UK. (Photograph: HOW HWEE YOUNG/EPA)

Bats Global Markets, which runs US and European stock markets, warned in a filing that a withdrawal by Britain from the European Union, or “Brexi(...)

The fear that the US, the world’s largest economy and considered the lone engine of global growth, is on the verge of recession has intensified.

Leading global economists now see a 20 per cent chance of the US falling into recession this year, and a diminishing likelihood of the Federal Reserve(...)

Oil prices slid after rallying by 10 per cent on Friday. That led to losses by companies such as BP, Total and Eni

European shares fell yesterday as Spanish and Italian banks led a decline by banking shares and oil and gas companies lost ground when an oil price r(...)

David Cameron addresses  attendees  in Davos Photograph: Reuters

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are making large donations to the campaign to keep Britain inside the European Union, sources said, highlighting the concer(...)