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A sell-off in Chinese stocks drove Asian equities to a four-month low on Tuesday, as US president Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods(...)

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Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the euro struggled near six-month lows as early elections loomed in Italy, although a revival in diplomatic talks wit(...)

Britain faces a hung parliament and an unclear course in its approach to exit the European Union

The pound tumbled as Britain faces a hung parliament and an unclear course in its approach to exit the European Union. UK stocks rallied the most amo(...)

HSBC said pre-tax profit for the first three months of the year fell to $5 billion, down from $6.1 billion a year ago. Photograph: Getty Images

HSBC Holdings on Thursday reported better than expected first-quarter profits and capital position, boosting the lender’s share price in Hong Kong as (...)

Equities in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore all rose, lifted by data showing American consumers are more upbeat than any time since 2000. Photograph: iStock

Asian stocks outside Japan built on gains for a second day as a rise in consumer confidence rekindled optimism in the strength of the US economy. Oi(...)

The US dollar index is recovering from a modest fall during Asian trade to rise 0.3 per cent to 100.19. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Miners and some financials are standing out on Europe’s main equity markets, limiting an overall decline, as the momentum on world stock markets from (...)

The dollar strengthens but sterling falls and the Turkish lira is under the cosh. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

European stocks and US index futures are mixed at lunchtime, while Treasury yields see minimal moves, as traders appear wary of making bold bets ahead(...)

Chinese shares, less exposed to global market volatility due to strict capital controls, dropped less sharply than Hong Kong ones.  Photograph: iStock

Hong Kong stocks joined a wide slump in Asia on Thursday morning, after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signalled a faster-than-expec(...)

Wednesday sees the S&P 500 dipping 6.5 points to 2,174 as investors look warily at a continuation of the “Trumpflation trade”.

US and European stocks are softer in Wednesday afternoon trading as the dollar hits a 13-year high and bond yields touch multimonth peaks with investo(...)

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her husband, former US president Bill Clinton: Mrs Clinton is seen by investors as offering greater   stability. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

European shares edged higher in cautious trading on Tuesday, with encouraging updates from some companies underpinning the broader market on a day whe(...)

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