The FTSE 100 ended Wednesday at 7,106.08 points to beat a previous record of 7,103.98, set in April last year. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

London’s FTSE 100 stood out on an otherwise quiet trading day on Wednesday, as the blue-chip UK stocks index registered an all-time closing high, buo(...)

Crushing margin of prime minister Matteo Renzi’s defeat  stirred alarm among investors in Italian stock markets. Photograph: Alessandro di Meo/EPA

European markets pushed ahead on Monday, brushing aside concerns that the euro zone may be hit by a fresh bout of economic uncertainty triggered by t(...)

Cement-maker CRH, the largest stock on the Dublin market, dropped 2.2 per cent to €31.50. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares fell yesterday, weighed down by falls for banking stocks. An early rally deflated as a more cautious mood took hold later in the sess(...)

Wall Street was near session lows on Monday afternoon as energy stocks slipped along with oil prices, and Amazon and Netflix weighed on consumer stocks. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks fell for the fourth time in five days as bond yields rose amid renewed uncertainty over the health of the global economy after commen(...)

Kerry Group rose 3% to €72.17 after boutique UK investment bank Liberum pushed its buy rating on the stock

European shares rebounded after three days of declines as better-than-expected Chinese data helped ease investor concerns over global growth and the h(...)

The Burberry  show at London Fashion Week: the stock climbed 3.6 per cent with analysts saying investors appeared to be reacting favourably to its “see now, buy now” collection at the fashion week. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Mark Paul, Business Affairs Correspondent European stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors speculated on the direction of US monetary poli(...)

The BMW i8 Futurism Edition: the company’s shares fell  1.9 per cent. Photograph: Joerg Koch/Getty Images

European stocks slid to their lowest in almost four months as investor anxiety that the UK will leave the European Union deepened.  The Stoxx Eu(...)

The Italian banking sector is trying to find buyers for its bad loans. Photograph: Reuters

Italy’s bank chiefs gathered in Rome this week to discuss what could be done to solve the industry’s woes. So far, they have announced precisely nothi(...)

The volume of shares changing hands across Europe was a third per cent lower than the 30-day average. EPA/JJ Guillen

Stocks dropped around the world as the dollar extended gains into a fifth day, with the potential for higher US interest rates again roiling financia(...)

Euro zone government bond yields fell on Thursday following a drop in oil prices.

Euro zone government bond yields fell on Thursday following a drop in oil prices that pinned long-term inflation expectations near three-week lows. A(...)

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