Neil Woodford  stunned the financial world that month when he suspended withdrawals from his  fund, citing an inability to sell holdings quickly enough to meet redemption requests.

Peter Hargreaves, co-founder of online investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, accused disgraced stock-picker Neil Woodford of taking cash from i(...)

Google’s parent company Alphabet reported  sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who sent the tech company’(...)

The inclusion of Goldman and UBS comes after the two groups were criticised by Nicky Morgan, the chair of the Commons treasury select committee, for slow progress on the issue. Photograph: Reuters

Goldman Sachs and UBS are among the latest companies to back a government initiative to boost the number of senior women in the UK’s financial service(...)

Irish investors who currently hold foreign listed products will still be able to hold or sell these investments, but won’t be able to purchase more for the time being. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The introduction of new European wide regulations on Monday aimed at making investment products more consumer friendly will see Irish investors tempor(...)

The central bank is facing the first ever strike at its Threadneedle Street headquarters, with members of the Unite union scheduled to walk out for four days, from July 31st to August 3rd, in a dispute over pay. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

August is traditionally the quietest time of the year in the City, but the first week of next month promises to be pretty lively, particularly for the(...)

The headquarters of Nestlé’s French section in the old Meunier chocolate factory: the company’s stocks rose 3.3 per cent after naming Ulf Mark Schneider as  chief executive officer. Photograph: Thomas  Samson/AFP/Getty Images

European shares rose for the first time in three days yesterday after a heavy sell-off following Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union, wit(...)

Britain’s top share index closed at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related stocks

European shares rose in late trading on Wednesday, hitting another three-month high, as a rebound in oil buoyed energy stocks. However, the Irish mar(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 14th, 2015 in New York City. Photograph: Burton/Getty Images

US stocks were dragged lower as a bleaker outlook from Wal-Mart Stores Inc added to global growth concerns. The Iseq slipped by a quarter of a perce(...)

Shopping trolleys at a Sainsbury’s supermarket at Pulborough, southern England, this month. J Sainsbury reported its “best Christmas ever” this year

Markets fought back in the wake of steep falls on Wall Street overnight as positive updates on UK inflation and better-than-expected euro zone industr(...)