Trainer Mouse Morris: looks like allowing First Lieutenant a chance to score across the channel. Photograph: INPHO

Just one Irish trained horse has won Wetherby’s Charlie Hall Chase in the last thirty three years but First Lieutenant looks like getting the opportun(...)

Verizon, the largest US wireless carrier, missed profit estimates as more new subscribers took advantage of discounts on devices. Third-quarter earnin(...)

Jarryd Hayne moving to American NFL from Australian rugby league. P{hotograph: Getty Images

Parramatta Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne sent shockwaves through Australian sport today when he announced he is quitting the world’s richest rugby leagu(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), pauses during a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. Photographer: Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg

The European Central Bank is to embark on a large-scale quantitative easing (QE) programme, following its peers in Britain, Japan and the US, in an at(...)

Bank of America has agreed to pay some $17 billion (€12.7 billion) to settle and close investigations by US regulators; the settlement sum will set a (...)

Espirito Santo plunged 11 per cent to 39.6 cents, its lowest price since June 2012. Photograph: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg

Markets went into retreat yesterday on renewed fears about Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo and comments from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen (...)

Wall Street: For junior employees at investment banks, landing a job with a private equity firm can mean moving to the middle of a Wall Street war

A battle is raging on Wall Street as never before, with powerful factions scrambling for control of a precious resource. On one side are the giant inv(...)

A deal with the Justice Department would remove a huge legal obstacle that has been weighing on Citibank’s share price and casting a shadow over its future. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Citigroup and the Justice Department are said to be nearing a deal that could cost the bank roughly $7 billion to settle a civil investigation into th(...)

Stock markets fell sharply in Europe as Middle East crisis intensifies. Photograph: EPA

European stocks fell sharply as violence in the Middle East escalated and a report showed the US economy shrank in the first quarter by the most sinc(...)

Frankie Dettori:  aboard Treve for the Prince of Wales renewal and will be riding at this favourite track. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

It’s an equine Ladies Day this afternoon so it is only appropriate that one of the top female performers in modern times, Treve, looks set to put the (...)