Traders working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

European banking and asset management bodies are considering a push to boost the number of women joining the financial sector by cutting stock market (...)

US president Donald Trump has pledged not to introduce more tariffs on Chinese goods and softened his stance on telecoms maker Huawei. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Stocks advanced, China’s renminbi strengthened and haven assets weakened on Monday, buoyed by renewed hopes of a US-China trade deal after the leader(...)

Indonesia’s rupiah traded close to its weakest level since the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Photograph: Getty

The emerging market sell-off sparked by Turkey and Argentina’s twin currency crises deepened on Wednesday, sending developing world equities back into(...)

Pedestrians walk past a stocks display board after the Hang Seng Index closed at 29468.15, a loss of 2.78 pe rcent, in Hong Kong on fears of a trade war between China and the US.

Asian stock markets tumbled and Europe opened lower on Tuesday after US president Donald Trump threatened China with a further $200 billion (€173 bill(...)

The nascent Italian coalition parties proposed Giuseppe Conte (above), a little-known 53-year-old professor who  hardly any political experience, as prime minister for the alliance.

Italian bond markets were hit hard in heavy trading volumes on Monday as investors prepared for heightened political uncertainty while the nascent coa(...)

US president Donald Trump is considering the Iran deal. Photograph: Carlos Barria/File Photo/Reuters

Oil prices eased slightly on Tuesday, a day after hitting three-year highs, as investors braced for President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to wi(...)

Crowds gather during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on March 24th, 2018

Remington Outdoor Co Inc, one of the largest US makers of firearms, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday to carry out a debt-cutting deal with c(...)

People monitor a stock index board at a bank in Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph:Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

European shares were a sea of red on Tuesday morning following Wall Street’s slump on Monday when the Dow Jones Industrials Average dropped by nearly (...)

Jerome Powell,  sworn in as new chairman of the Federal Reserve. Photograph:  AFP/Getty

Wall Street stocks extended losses on Monday in rollercoaster trading as concerns grew that strength in the US economy would result in rising inflatio(...)

The City of London. Photograph: iStock

Moves that could force investment firms to transfer hundreds of UK jobs to the European Union after Brexit are being described by asset managers as a (...)

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