More than just a name change for Google What’s in a name? About $30 billion in the case of Google/Alphabet, judging by last week’s upbeat market react(...)

A worker walks on stacked steel pipes at a storage yard in Shanghai, China. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

A deepening slowdown in demand in China took centre-stage on Monday, boosting some stock markets on hopes of more policy stimulus even as it knocked c(...)

Germany’s DAX Index: rose 1.6 per cent on Wednesday while Italy’s benchmark FTSE MIB Index closed up 1.9 per cent, the most among major western-European markets. Photograph: Reuters/Stringer

European stocks climbed for the sixth time in seven days, led by a gain in commodity producers and a sharp rise in Société Générale shares after it(...)

A television screen shows Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, speaking during a Greek bailout news report as a trader monitors financial data inside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin soared by about 1.7 per cent as investors celebrated the Greek bailout deal and the avoidance of the country’s exit from the euro.(...)

Société Générale, France’s third-largest bank, paid an average £5,000 bonus and £66,000 salary.

Goldman Sachs . employees enjoyed the biggest bonuses among London backroom staff this year, with an average payout of £38,000 , more than seven times(...)

Germany’s new 30-year bond will give the German government a full spectrum of inflation-linked debt. (Photograph: Michele Tantussi/Bloomberg)

Germany will sell 30-year inflation-linked bonds for the first time amid signs the European Central Bank’s loose monetary policy is reviving price gr(...)

While other banks may be concerned about the impact of Britain leaving Europe, some are pressing ahead with building projects in London that would appear to secure the city’s position as Europe’s top financial centre

A shortage of prime office space in rival European financial centres may torpedo plans by some of London’s banks to quit the UK capital if Britain op(...)

More than 550,000 equities in building materials giant CRH changed hands in Dublin

Retailers and miners helped European stocks post their best three-day advance since January. Analysts believe both sides will find a way to hold off (...)

Deutsche Bank traders regularly asked rate submitters to make submissions that would benefit their trading positions Photograph: EPA

Deutsche Bank was ordered to pay a record $2.5 billion (€2.3bn) fine and fire seven employees to settle US and UK investigations into its role in rigg(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi holds a press conference at the IMF/WB Spring Meetings in Washington.

The euro fell across the board on Tuesday, as details emerged on a European Central Bank proposal to increase the insurance it would demand in return (...)