Pirelli, which supplies tyres for Formula One cars, will present details of its IPO, including a price range, as early as this week. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Pirelli, the tyre maker that supplies Formula One race cars, is seeking an equity valuation of as much as €9 billion in its initial public offering (I(...)

Standard Chartered boss Bill Winters said the bank’s profits are “not yet acceptable”. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Disappointing results from Shire and Standard Chartered and uncertainty over the US presidential election race dragged markets down on Tuesday. DUBL(...)

In London, supermarket giant Tesco was back under pressure with a decline of nearly 3 per cent or 4.6p to 180.6p. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

European stocks were little changed today as investors signalled they are likely to hold fire until they see stronger signs of a recovery. Values slu(...)

Obama’s authorisation of air strikes against militants in Iraq is accelerating a retreat in European stocks that started weeks ago. Photograph: Joshua Card/EPA

The first back-to-back weekly losses in European stocks since March sent markets tumbling across the continent yesterday. US president Barack Obama’s(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, arrives for a news conference at the bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

Stocks in Europe were little changed, after climbing for seven days, as the European Central Bank kept its benchmark interest rate at a record(...)

US stocks changed little today, as equities recouped much of their earlier declines amid signs of progress in diplomatic attempts to ease tensions surrounding Ukraine. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Mounting concerns over China’s economic growth rate and continuing uncertainty in Ukraine impacted on European shares today, sending benchmark inde(...)

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange earlier this week. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

European stocks surged today, reversing a big portion of the previous session’s sharp losses after Russian president Vladimir Putin said he would o(...)