The best-performing technology sector has declined for the past five trading sessions, falling the most on Tuesday after reports of tepid iPhone X demand hit Apple shares and its suppliers. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

There was very light volume traded on Wednesday as European markets closed the day up marginally while US indices were trading up despite a fall in t(...)

 European Central Bank president Mario Draghi:  he  said the bank was looking at options to enable it to pursue its bond-buying programme  programme, but maintained the March end-date for the plan, disappointing investors who were looking for more immediate action. Photograph:   Arne Dedert/EPA

A gauge of global equity markets fell modestly and the euro strengthened on Thursday after the European Central Bank fell short of market expectation(...)