European stock markets extended their losing streak on Thursday, with benchmark indexes in Frankfurt and London hitting seven-month lows. Photo: Bloomberg

A rout in emerging financial markets spread across the globe yesterday, with Britain’s FTSE 100 slipping into a correction. Stocks tumbled around the (...)

Shares in Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources regained some ground by the close, having dipped by as much as 8 per cent earlier. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

World equity indexes gained modestly yesterday after a rout last week. Positive US housing data helped Wall Street shrug off a weak manufacturing rep(...)

Skyscrapers in the City of London. The FTSE extended recent declines on Monday as continued weakness in metals prices saw mining shares hit multi-year lows. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Britain’s top share index extended recent declines on Monday as continued weakness in metals prices saw mining shares hit multi-year lows. Britain’s (...)

 Rory McIlroy at Whistling Straits: “I feel like I can be very competitive for the next few weeks.” Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If Rory McIlroy departed this 97th edition of the US PGA Championship empty-handed, with no further addition to his trophy cabinet, at least he did (...)

JP Morgan Chase: one of the top five US banks that are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

US banks are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking, taking advantage of strategic upheavals and concerns over capital to (...)

Deutsche Bank HQ in Frankfurt: eight employees have been charged following an inquiry into Europe’s carbon emission certificate market. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

Frankfurt prosecutors have charged eight current and former Deutsche Bank employees in connection with €220 million in sales tax evasion following a l(...)

The Deutsche Bank logo is seen at the bank’s headquarters in London. Photograph:Toby Melville/Reuters

Frankfurt prosecutors have indicted seven current and one former employee of Deutsche Bank for conspiring to evade tax in the trading of carbon emissi(...)

The growth rate in Twitter users has fallen in every quarter since Twitter’s market debut 21 months ago.

Last week was another lousy one for Twitter. The stock plunged 14 per cent following its earnings report, and is now almost 60 per cent below December(...)

Patrick Moran was addicted to buying technical equipment at the time. Photograph: iStockphoto

A financial controller who stole over €283,740 from his employer, Deutsche Bank through unauthorised use of his company credit card has been jailed fo(...)

Ulster Bank headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ulster Bank’s parent the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) is to sell another portfolio of Irish property loans to an entity controlled by Cerberus, (...)