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 (...)

Kingspan was one of the day’s better performers, climbing 1.25 per cent to €23.01

Car makers, miners and luxury goods manufacturers led a near across-the-board fall in European shares triggered by China’s decision to devalue its cur(...)

A worker walks on stacked steel pipes at a storage yard in Shanghai, China. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

A deepening slowdown in demand in China took centre-stage on Monday, boosting some stock markets on hopes of more policy stimulus even as it knocked c(...)

Diageo, which owns Guinness, has been under pressure lately to more closely align its shipments to distributors with their sales to customers

Drinks giant Diageo is under scrutiny in the US, where the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked for information to see whether it shippe(...)

For all the uncertainty over Greece, European equities overall are set for their best week since January

Blue-chip euro zone stocks slipped on Friday, with a recent Greece-driven relief rally showing signs of fading as investor focus shifts to the corpora(...)

MPLX operates a network of crude oil and product pipelines in the US Midwest and Gulf Coast regions

Marathon Petroleum Corp’s master limited partnership (MLP), MPLX LP, will buy natural gas processor MarkWest Energy Partners LP for about $15.63 billi(...)

The group said as recently as May that shifts in currency exchange rates could hit reported revenues this year but possibly not profits

British engineering company Rolls-Royce cut its profit forecasts for this year and next, citing continued weakness in oil and gas markets plus lower d(...)

A pedestrian holding an umbrella looks at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo. 2:43

Financial markets barely shuddered after Greek voters rejected austerity demands, with the euro slipping less than 0.5 percent and US stocks erasing l(...)

For the year ending March 2016, Tate & Lyle expects adjusted profit before tax in line with 2015, assuming it completes the exit of its European bulk ingredients business. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Britain’s Tate & Lyle reported lower full-year profit in line with its forecast and signalled this year would be just as tough as it overhauls its(...)

Vodafone has bought individual cable operators in certain European markets but a purchase of Liberty would broaden its fixed-line business in one go

Vodafone’s shares jumped 4 per cent after the chairman of Liberty Global, John Malone, said the two companies would make a “great fit”, reigniting lon(...)