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 (...)

Greek prime minister antonis Samaras contemplates the result in the third round of the Greek presidential election in the Parliament in Athens. Photograph: Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

The euro hung near a two-and-a-half-year low against the dollar on Tuesday as a wave of risk aversion linked to renewed worries about Greece swept thr(...)

A pedestrian holding his mobile phone walks past an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in Tokyo.

Japanese stocks enjoyed their best day in more than six weeks on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve expressed confidence in the economy and promis(...)

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe reacts during a news conference at an election night event at the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) headquarters in Tokyo. Photo: Issei Kato/Reuters

Japan’s right-wing government has won a two-thirds majority victory in a snap general election that swept aside the largely unprepared and divided op(...)