Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras had signalled he would accept creditors’ bailout offer if some changes were made to the attached conditions. Photograph: Andrea Bonetti/EPA

Stocks rebounded across Europe on Wednesday as investors watched Greece for signs of compromise. Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime(...)

Tins of Nivea skin cream are pictured on a production line of German company Beiersdorf in Hamburg. Euro zone factory growth remained tepid as Greek debt talks, and the country’s possible departure from the bloc, dominated debate in Europe. Photo: Reuters

Asia’s largest economies showed hints of healing last month but euro zone factory growth remained tepid as Greek debt talks, and the country’s possibl(...)

The euro has slumped 3.9 per cent this year, hit by ongoing uncertainty over Greece and speculation about its quantitative easing programme.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Speculation that monetary policies in the US and Europe will diverge caused the euro to fall for a third day against the dollar. The single currency (...)

 In  March, Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen freed the central bank’s hands to raise rates as soon as yesterday’s meeting but insisted she would not rush to pull the trigger. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

The Federal Reserve is on course for an increase in short-term interest rates as soon as September, as it expressed cautious optimism for the US econo(...)

Bank of Ireland gave up 2 per cent, to close down at €0.35, but Permanent TSB went a little stronger, adding 8 cent, or 1.9 per cent, to close up at €4.33, albeit on not much volume. Photograph: Andy Zakeli

Greece dragged European stocks to their lowest level in almost four months yesterday after weekend debt talks between the Mediterranean nation and (...)

A young man skates at the entrance of the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens. European Union officials have blamed the collapse of Greece’s latest debt talks squarely on Athens

Asian shares extended losses and the euro skidded in Asian trade on Monday, after Greece’s talks with lenders to avert a default ended with no agreeme(...)

US retail sales rose 1.2 per cent in May from April, and by 2.7 per cent from the same month in 2014

The case for a second-quarter recovery in the US economy grew stronger after retail sales data showed Americans emerged from a long, cold winter and h(...)

HSBC: the new   plan from Europe’s biggest bank failed to impress markets after investors  questioned whether its pledge to shed almost 50,000 jobs would be enough to lift earnings. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European shares fell yesterday on weak economic data out of China and uncertainty about Greece’s debt negotiations. US stocks were little changed af(...)

Aer Lingus inched up 0.6 per cent to €2.44 as markets digested the news that Etihad planned to sell its near 5 per cent stake in the airline

US and European stocks declined as investors fretted about Greece and the timing of a US interest rate hike. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)