Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy’s bucket list is getting smaller but one unfulfilled wish is to win the FedExCup Series and therefore be crowned the PGA Tour champion(...)

A poster in Buenos Aires  this week depicts  New York judge Thomas Griesa as a vulture. Judge Griesa is overseeing Argentina’s long-running battle with hedge funds over defaulted debt. The poster, run by  political organisation Transversal Front, reads, “Griesa wants your house, your job and your food”. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina branded the hedge funds suing the country over their debt holdings an “international mafia” yesterday after talks to bring a swift end to it(...)

Global markets have been slapped around of late, with Europe bearing the brunt of the selling. Escalating geopolitical tensions, particularly in Russi(...)

A sign of US bank Goldman Sachs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Wall Street firms led by Goldman Sachs Group are close to buying a stake in chat and instant messaging startup Perzo in pursuit of an alternative to a(...)

European equities climbed higher on Tuesday, with strong earnings reports from companies such as engineer GKN and retailer Next outpacing the threat to the region’s economy from further sanctions against Russia. Photo: Bloomberg

European equities climbed higher on Tuesday, with strong earnings reports from companies such as engineer GKN and retailer Next outpacing the threat t(...)

Deutsche Bank has agreed to buy a portfolio of €400 million worth of property loans linked to the developer Gerry Conlan from Nama

Deutsche Bank has agreed to buy a portfolio of €400 million worth of property loans linked to the developer Gerry Conlan from the National Asset Manag(...)

David Green, head of the Serious Fraud Office, at his office in London in June last year. The  office has joined other global regulators in investigating accusations of abuse in the multi-trillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

UK prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into alleged manipulation of foreign-exchange benchmarks, more than a year after the British marke(...)

The Forbes family, an emblem of American wealth and pioneer of business journalism, is giving up control over the media empire it cultivated for almos(...)

An employee works on the halogen light production line at the Royal Philips NV automotive lighting factory in Aachen, Germany. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

German investor confidence declined for a seventh month in July as slower growth and geopolitical risks weighed on the outlook for Europe’s largest ec(...)

Construction output dropped by 1.1 per cent in May after rising by a similar amount in April

British construction output suffered a steep fall in May, raising the prospect that overall economic growth may fall short of expectations in the sec(...)