ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Charles Yin: “Relations between China and Japan are in a state to be very concerned [about].”  Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

In many ways, it’s the key relationship in Asia, that between China, the world’s second-largest economy, and the country it displaced in that role, Ja(...)

 Wolseley’s strong performance boosted CRH, whose shares added 1.78 per cent to end  at €17.97

European stocks rebounded yesterday as investors decided that the US government shutdown is unlikely to make a fundamental difference to growth.Shares(...)