CRH attributed an enterprise value of about £414 million to UK brick maker Ibstock. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A UK brick company sold by CRH six months ago in a £414 million (€578 million) deal is being prepared for a flotation with a highly ambitious valua(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister,  arrives at his office in Athens yesterday after returning from Brussels. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg 1:33

The Greek agony continues. Signs point to a some kind of an ad hoc fix to keep the country in the euro but it’s a mess. There is no deal. The deferra(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

Former trader Tom Hayes arriving at Southwark Crown Court with his wife, Sarah. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The integrity of the Libor rate is fundamental to the financial system, a British court has heard. Saul Haydon Rowe, an expert in banking and t(...)

Up and away: Aer Lingus  stock closed  yesterday 1.5 per cent up at €2.43. Photograph: Alan Betson

European shares rebounded on Wednesday from a one-week low the day before, supported by the prospect of an accord between Greece and its creditors. T(...)

Former UBS and Citigroup trader, Tom Hayes and an unidentified woman arrive to Southwark Crown Court in London. Mr Hayes appears charged with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud in relation to alleged manipulation of the Libor rate.

Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, becomes on Tuesday the first person to face trial by jury over allegations he conspired to rig (...)

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(...)

The UBS AG company logo hangs above the entrance to the company’s Broadgate offices in London. UBS Group  will pay $545 million to settle US investigations into its role in manipulating currency and interest rates. Photograph: Bloomberg

They were known as the “Cartel” or the “Mafia” among their peers. The unsubtle nicknames were given to a group of traders who at one time worked for f(...)

 UBS Group will pay $545 million to settle US investigations into its role in manipulating currency and interest rates. Photo: Bloomberg

UBS Group will pay $545 million to settle US investigations into its role in manipulating currency and interest rates, removing two of the bank’s bigg(...)

Rainer Neske, expected departure said to be due to a disagreement over the bank’s future direction, German media reported. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters

The head of Deutsche Bank’s retail banking unit is poised to step down, just weeks after Germany’s biggest bank unveiled a new strategy that will invo(...)