Amsterdam may be less attractive to bankers than to high-speed traders. Photograph: iStock

Frankfurt has the banks, and Paris has the culture, but for trading firms looking for a post-Brexit European home, Amsterdam may have the best attract(...)

Japan’s economy grew for the sixth straight quarter in April-June. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

Japan’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter as consumer and company spending picked up, highlighting a l(...)

The wind energy sector in Ireland has been particularly active in the past nine months. Photograph: Getty Images

Cork-based renewable energy entrepreneur Michael Murnane and a British private equity fund have sold a majority stake in a portfolio of wind farms in (...)

Frankfurt, home to the European Central Bank, has emerged as one of the favored options for global banks. (Photograph: iStock)

Nomura Holdings picked Frankfurt as the headquarters for its European Union operations after the UK leaves the bloc, people with knowledge of the matt(...)

Dutch election campaign posters  in front of the Royal Concertgebouw on the Museum Square in Amsterdam.  Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters

As Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin vie for financial jobs that may move from London after Brexit, two of Japan’s biggest banks have been quietly building (...)

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo

Japan plans only a modest boost to government spending next year, a budget outline shows, as prime minister Shinzo Abe chooses not to follow the lead (...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton:  following the FBI announcement, at least three polls on Monday showed  Clinton was in the lead over Republican Donald Trump, calming nerves about the economic uncertainties which a Trump presidency would bring. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

US stocks soared yesterday as presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s prospects got a boost a day ahead of the election, after the FBI said it would (...)

Saudi Arabia’s economy is forecast to slow this year as prices for oil remain low, with the IMF cutting expectations for gross domestic product growth to 1.2%  from 3.5%  in 2015

Saudi Arabia is set to raise $17.5 billion (€15.9 billion) from the sale of its first ever bond, with the Irish Stock Exchange preparing to list the d(...)

A Saudi employee fills the tank of his car with petrol at a station  in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. Saudi Arabia has a $87 billion budget deficit brought on by  low oil prices. Photograph: Getty Images

Saudi Arabia is planning to list its first ever bonds in Ireland, as the kingdom seeks to raise cash to help plug a $87 billion (€79 billion) budget (...)

Investors expect the Bank of Japan to muster further stimulus steps, perhaps as early as this summer

Asian shares rose on Monday after a solid session on Wall Street, while the dollar moved away from recent highs. Financial spreadbetter IG expected B(...)