European Central Bank president Mario Draghi

ECB president Mario Draghi is likely to drive home the case for ultra-loose monetary policy on Thursday, hitting back at a barrage of criticism in Ger(...)

Britain’s top share index closed at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related stocks

European shares rose in late trading on Wednesday, hitting another three-month high, as a rebound in oil buoyed energy stocks. However, the Irish mar(...)

Kerry Group rose 2.3% to €84.05 after French food company Danone reported first-quarter results showing a 3.5% increase in like-for-like sales

European shares climbed to a three-month high as oil rose to more than $40 a barrel, and a number of corporate results for the first quarter beat pro(...)

Ryanair was among the most actively traded, falling more than 1 per cent to €13.06. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

European shares rose on Tuesday, following a somewhat choppy session, as an advance by oil and mining companies offset weakness in some banking stocks(...)

 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi  earlier this year struck an agreement with the European Commission that allows banks to bundle their soured loans into securities for sale, while purchasing a state guarantee for the least-risky portion.  (Photograph: ANGELO CARCONI/EPA)

Italian officials and financial firms agreed to create a multibillion-euro fund to help weakened banks raise capital and unload bad loans, as th(...)

Marks & Spencer: the retailer rose today, extending a rally from yesterday when its results beat forecasts

Global equity markets bounced, paced by a jump in oil prices today, but were still on track for a weekly decline. The Iseq rose as stocks on Wall St(...)

In a wide-ranging interview with the Washington Post published on Saturday, the billionaire businessman said a combination of high unemployment and an overvalued stock market had set the stage for another economic slump. He put real unemployment above 20 per cent. (Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters)

Donald Trump’s prediction that the US economy was on the verge of a “very massive recession” hit a wall of skepticism on Sunday from economists who q(...)

UniCredit’s head office in Milan, Italy. UniCredit Bank Ireland   reduced its funding dependence on the Central Bank, which fell from €6 billion at the end of 2014 to €400 million at the end of last year

The IFSC-based subsidiary of Italian bank UniCredit paid its parent company a dividend of €74 million in June last year, according to accounts just p(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange:  Wall Street edged up early on Thursday as FedEx and GE shares lifted the industrials sector. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European equities ended lower yesterday, dragged down by exporters as the euro strengthened against the dollar after the US Federal Reserve flagged fe(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has surprised the markets. Photograph: Reuters

The euro whipsawed on Thursday as major new stimulus measures by the European Central Bank were offset by a signal from ECB chief Mario Draghi that it(...)