On the surface, 100-year bonds sound a better bet for borrowers than investors. When rates are low, governments want to cut the cost of funding a country’s debt for the longest possible timeframe, extending the average life of outstanding debt and staggering redemptions in the process.

Mystery bond buyers are raising eyebrows in European markets by lending millions of euros to governments for the next 100 years. First to bite was Ir(...)

Shares in  London-based Tullow Oil, headed by Aidan Heavey, fell 8.8 per cent in midafternoon trade on Tuesday to €3.27. (Photograph: Nick Bradshaw)

Joe Brennan Tullow Oil shares slumped in Dublin on Tuesday after influential brokers Goldman Sachs and Macquarie each downgraded the stock on valuati(...)

The ‘Los Angeles Times’ newspaper, which is owned by Tribune Publishing. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Gannett will urge shareholders of Tribune Publishing to withhold their votes for all eight nominees to Tribune’s board, escalating its takeover fight (...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was higher in early evening trading on Monday, helped by a rise in financial and consumer discretionary stocks.

European shares edged up on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive (...)

Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Another week has trundled by and still the corridors of Government buildings remain eerily quiet – but some cracks in the ice of the current impasse s(...)

Investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have amassed deposits at a rapid clip since the 2008 crisis. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Some Wall Street firms would have to further curtail their reliance on volatile short-term funding under a plan by US regulators  that seeks to e(...)

Accountant Alan Hynes:  was recently barred from the Institute of Chartered Accountants following complaints from investors who lost more than €18 million on his property ventures. Photograph: Eric Luke

Disgraced accountant Alan Hynes faces a High Court battle with US bank Goldman Sachs next month over a €7.5 million debt. Mr Hynes was recently barr(...)

Kerry Group rose 2.3% to €84.05 after French food company Danone reported first-quarter results showing a 3.5% increase in like-for-like sales

European shares climbed to a three-month high as oil rose to more than $40 a barrel, and a number of corporate results for the first quarter beat pro(...)

As with other banks, Goldman’s trading revenue was hit by sliding commodity and oil prices, worries about the Chinese economy and uncertainty about US interest rates

Goldman Sachs Group’s profit slumped for the fourth straight quarter as market volatility hit the company’s bond trading and investment banking busine(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron  at the launch of the ‘Brighter Future In’ campaign bus at Exeter University in Devon, after he said he will “make no apology” for spending taxpayers’ money on a pro-EU publicity drive ahead of the referendum on Britain’s future membership.  Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

Investors sceptical of low-conviction rally With global equities gaining 15 per cent and Wall Street staging its eighth largest intra- quarter reversa(...)