Tullow Oil was last trading at about 381 pence in London, down by about 52 per cent since March 2014.( Photograph: Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg)

Tullow Oil is set to fall out of the FTSE 100 when the quarterly changes to the blue-chip index are revealed this week.Analysis by Société Générale, b(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

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(...)

Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank (ECB), is seen in the newsroom to speak to journalists after a meeting of the ECB governing board in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images

European government borrowing rates plummeted to record lows, the euro weakened to an 11-year low against the dollar and stock markets rallied after t(...)

Societe Generale SA, France’s second-largest bank, named former European Central Bank board member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi chairman as it separates the post from that of chief executive officer.  (Photograph: Judith White/Bloomberg News)

Societe Generale SA, France’s second-largest bank, named former European Central Bank board member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi chairman as it separates the po(...)

Under review: NYSE traders consider the stock market which sceptics say is due a serious decline. Photograph: Brendan McDermid

The bull market in US equities is now almost six years old, with stocks having more than tripled since March 2009. Might 2015 prove to be the year tha(...)

 Oil pumping gear, also known as ‘nodding donkeys,’ operate at the Mamontovskoye oil field, operated by Yukos Oil.  Photographer: Dmitry Beliakov/Bloomberg

Oil prices fell to fresh five-year lows , extending losses after a 5 percent plunge in the previous session as worries over a global supply glut inten(...)

The nervous start to the year on financial markets has provided further ammunition for European Central Bank  president Mario Draghi to begin a bond-buying programme that Germany’s Bundesbank is reluctant to implement. Photograph: Ralph Orlowsk/Reuters

The euro sank briefly to a nine-year low against the dollar yesterday, as investors’ nerves frayed over the political turmoil in Greece and expecta(...)

Commerzbank’s equity stood at €27.6 billion as of September 30th, of which €20.2 billion resided in its core bank

Commerzbank boss Martin Blessing has restored the German lender to health but it is unlikely to meet ambitious 2016 turnaround targets as it faces to(...)

On a high: the continued advance of equities means one influential strategist sees almost no value in the US market and precious little elsewhere.Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The US stock market is “hideously expensive,” according to James Montier, an influential strategist with GMO, a global investment management firm bas(...)