Britain’s top share index notched up a new peak on Friday, with Irish cement firm CRH leading the market higher on expectations of European assets pur(...)

Ukrainian policemen stand guard at the Regional administration building in DonetsK. Photograph: EPA

The European Union is ready to provide €11 billion of financial support to Ukraine over the next couple of years via a series of loans and gran(...)

A shopping mall in Brasilia. Brazil devalued its currency last year. Photographer: Gregg Newton/Bloomberg

Unilever said yesterday it would stick to its emerging markets growth strategy as a fourth-quarter recovery in sales boosted the consumer goods maker’(...)