European shares are  still riding the positive momentum of a Federal Reserve decision  that underlined growing optimism over the US economy. Photo: Bloomberg

European equities steadied today, consolidating at the end of their best week in eight months with further gains capped by year-end profit taking and (...)

European shares this morning lacked the momentum to extend a rally to multi-year highs. Photo: Bloomberg
Shares pause on earnings concerns

European shares this morning lacked the momentum to extend a rally to multi-year highs, following downbeat signals from Remy Cointreau and Hugo Boss. (...)

A customer counts Indian one-hundred rupee banknotes – the currency has dropped in value recently. Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Emerging markets took another pounding last week after the Federal Reserve confirmed it was “broadly comfortable” with plans to soon scale back stimul(...)

European shares opened slightly lower today, with profit-taking expected to keep trade jittery on the last day of May, but with a key index still on t(...)