Hasbro lost 3.3 per cent to $51.46. The toys and game maker reported second-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates. Photograph: Reuters

Shares fell across the globe as fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the first major eruption of violence there since a Malaysian airliner was shot do(...)

There were mixed fortunes for Aer Lingus and Ryanair yesterday. Aer Lingus rose by 2.1 per cent to €1.43 on low volumes but Ryanair declined by 2.7 per cent to €6.346. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks were little changed this week, following four weeks of gains, as euro- area economic growth missed estimates, and investors weighed eq(...)

Wm Morrison Supermarkets, which has been losing market share to discounters Aldi and Lidl and lagged rivals in entering fast-growing online and convenience store markets, said its profits would more than halve this year

Britain’s Wm Morrison Supermarkets sparked talk of an industry price war today after it posted its lowest profit for five years and said it wou(...)

Ocado’s deal with Morrison Supermarkets to start an online grocery service has stoked optimism that Ocado would strike more such deals, potentially putting a higher value on its web and logistics technology than its retail business.

Ocado Group, Britain’s largest internet-only grocer, said revenue jumped in the Christmas period as shoppers bought more provisions online.Sales in th(...)

Stocks in Europe declined from their highest level in almost five years before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke testifies on the outlook for the world’s biggest economy.

Stocks in Europe declined from their highest level in almost five years before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke testifies on the outlook(...)

It was a good day for Paddy Power, with shares rising 0.9 per cent to €69.85, a near all-time high. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Global equity markets and crude oil rose yesterday after more data pointed to an improving US economy, helping to offset intensified worries ab(...)