The move into smartphone apps could further dent console sales, some analysts said

Shares in Japanese video game maker Nintendo on Wednesday notched their biggest daily gain since listing as investors cheered the decision by the cre(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Asian stocks buckled while the dollar held firm on Monday after strong US jobs data fanned expectations that the US Federal Reserve may raise interest(...)

China on Saturday stepped up its easing tempo and cut its lending and deposit rates as the world’s second largest economy tries to ward off deflation.  (Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg)

Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as China’s weekend interest rate cut partially offset soft US data, while the dollar hit an 11-year high against (...)

Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

An index of Asian shares got off to a lacklustre start on Monday as many countries in the region returned from Lunar New Year holidays, with sentiment(...)

A European Union flag, left, flies alongside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece. Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

European stocks reversed early losses on Tuesday and yields on lower-rated euro zone bonds fell as investors reassessed the collapse of Greek debt tal(...)

Japanese shares touched an eight-year high on Monday following a record close on Wall Street, with investors cautiously optimistic the European Union(...)

Greek bond yields fell sharply, with 10-year yields down nearly 115 basis points at 10.26 per cent and on track for their biggest daily fall since December 2012.

European shares rallied and yields on euro zone government bonds tumbled on Tuesday after the new Greek government dropped calls for a write-down o(...)

Apple is expected to  exceed expectations when it announces its quarterly results for the final three months of 2014 on Tuesday. (Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire)

Most Asian share markets firmed on Tuesday and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece’s election outcome (...)

Newly sworn-in Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (C) waves to spectators and media as is on his way to enter the prime minister’s offices, the Maximos Mansion, in Athens on Monday. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA. 2:17

Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down (...)

European stocks fell for a third day, led by a drop in energy shares. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index declined 0.2 per cent to 333.24 in London. The gauge (...)