Amazon.com added 2.5 per cent after the company said it was buying video-game service Twitch Interactive in one of its biggest acquisitions.  Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Worldwide stock indexes rose yesterday and European bond yields fell on expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank, while strong US(...)

 Euro zone blue chips recorded their biggest two-day gain in over a year on Tuesday, boosted by the prospect of further stimulus from the European Central Bank. Photo: Bloomberg

Euro zone blue chips recorded their biggest two-day gain in over a year on Tuesday, boosted by the prospect of further stimulus from the European Cent(...)

 Voestalpine’s plant in Donawitz,  Austria. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Voestalpine, Austria’s biggest steelmaker, rose the most in nine months in Vienna trading yesterday as a gain in profit underpinned a 13 per cent jump(...)