Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

 JP Morgan Chase’s drop in profit was the first in five quarters, but investors focused on the positives. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

JPMorgan Chase reported a quarterly profit that exceeded low market expectations, as lower costs and better-than-expected trading revenue helped softe(...)

European stock markets rose on Tuesday, as stronger insurance shares offset weaker commodity-linked stocks, which fell in tandem with lower metals and oil prices

European stock markets rose on Tuesday, as stronger insurance shares offset weaker commodity-linked stocks, which fell in tandem with lower metals and(...)

Japan’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 per cent and Australia’s commodity-rich S&P/ASX 200 shed 2.1 per cent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 1.2 per cent though, on the mainland, China’s Shanghai Composite was an outlier with an advance of 0.9 per cent as infrastructure shares firmed on hopes for more investment by Beijing.

European stocks are retreating following a soft Asian session as markets remain in thrall to oil prices. The price of Brent crude, the international (...)

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders smiles as he waves to the crowd at his 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary victory rally in Concord, New Hampshire February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

It is a measure of the radical mood of America that virtually every presidential candidate who has so far come to the fore present themselves as an op(...)

Bear market looms as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks adds to doubts about the strength of the global  economy.  Photograph: Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA

Global stocks are on the precipice of a bear market as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks added to doubts ab(...)

Britain’s financial watchdog has fined a former senior official at JPMorgan bank £793,000 (€1 million) for failing to be “open and co-operative” over (...)

A specialist trader looks at his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Bloodied bank stocks 2016 is shaping up to be a difficult year for investors in bank stocks. Credit Suisse shares plunged to a 24-year low last week (...)

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(...)

The New York Stock Exchange. The rise in US interest rates ended years of concern over the threat a mismanaged US monetary tightening policy cycle could have. Photograph: Bloomberg

Global markets have embraced the end of the zero interest rate policy era in the US, sending international stocks higher and quelling fears that inves(...)