Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq slumped by 1.2 per cent as a worsening rout in emerging markets and a plunge in oil sparked a broad selloff in US and European stocks. Conce(...)

Following an agreed sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless, Vodafone could make an offer for Ono, the Spanish cable operator, or Swisscom’s Fastweb in Italy, some analysts believe. Photograph: PA Wire

Vodafone shareholders may not be in line for the huge cash windfall that had been predicted following the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.As the(...)

Verizon is close to buying a 45 per cent stake in the joint venture Verizon Wireless from Vodafone, according to sources. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Top investors in Vodafone Group are set to clash over what the company should do with perhaps as much as $130 billion in proceeds from the sale of it(...)

Josef Ackermann is resigning from the board of Zurich with immediate effect after the company’s finance chief probably committed suicide. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg

Josef Ackermann, the chairman of Zurich Insurance and former Deutsche Bank boss, resigned today over the apparent suicide of the insurer’s chief finan(...)

Vodafone Group said the civil action claims that Telecom Italia committed a series of abuses between 2008 and 2013 with the intention and effect of impeding growth in competition in the Italian fixed-line market. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Vodafone Italy is seeking damages of more than €1 billion from Telecom Italia in a Milan court claiming the country’s dominant telecoms provider abus(...)

Swisscom chief executive Carsten Schloter who was found dead at his home this morning. Photo: Bloomberg

Swisscom chief executive Carsten Schloter was found dead at his home this morning, police have said.An investigation into the exact circumstances of h(...)