A man looks at screens displaying the dollar to yen and euro to yen exchange rates in Tokyo. The euro declined and share prices tumbled across Asia on Monday as Greece looked set to default on its debt repayment this week

Europe’s financial markets were jolted on Monday by the collapse of talks and imposition of capital controls in Greece, although initial heavy selling(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Speculation is rife that, if no deal is reached on Monday, Greece would need to impose capital controls on Tuesday to avert a banking crisis

Asian shares got the week off to a strong start and US stock futures and the euro firmed on Monday, after Greece scrambled to avert defaulting on its(...)

A young man skates at the entrance of the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens. European Union officials have blamed the collapse of Greece’s latest debt talks squarely on Athens

Asian shares extended losses and the euro skidded in Asian trade on Monday, after Greece’s talks with lenders to avert a default ended with no agreeme(...)

 Britain’s FTSE 100 index fell 0.8 per cent on the day of an election that could yield a weak government, propel it towards a vote on EU membership and foster Scottish secession .(Photograph: PA Wire)

After three-and-a-half years of near constant decline, Irish bond yields are on the rise again amid an unprecedented global sell-off in government deb(...)

A specialist trader works at a Virtu Financial booth on the floor of the New York Stock. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

An index of Asian shares slipped on Monday and Chinese stock markets erased earlier sharp gains made after China’s central bank boosted banks’ lending(...)

The rally has been driven by many factors, including hopes of higher shareholder returns, a rise in corporate earnings, a recovery in domestic consumption and more share buying

Japan’s Nikkei share average topped the psychological 20,000-point mark on Friday for the first time in 15 years on hopes of stronger corporate earnin(...)

 Economists were tipping The Reserve Bank to cut the official cash rate to a record low of two per cent at it’s meeting on Tuesday, but the board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.25 per cent. (Photograph: DAN HIMBRECHTS/EPA)

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, following a positive lead from Wall Street, while the dollar held onto its gains after rebounding against the euro and y(...)

A spokesman for Sharp said the company is considering various options for its LCD business and hasn’t yet made any decisions. Photograph: Getty

Electronics firm Sharp plans to ask Japan’s public-private investment fund to back a spin-off of some of its liquid crystal display business.The Osaka(...)

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(...)