Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. On the day, the S&P 500 index recovered from its worst two-day fall since August. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares enjoyed a recovery on Thursday, snapping their longest losing streak since October 2016 as the cyclical sectors which had driven a mar(...)

There is disquiet over a proposed loosening of standards to attract the IPO of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company. Photograph: Reuters

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has sharply criticised UK plans to change its stock market listing rules, adding to disquiet over a proposed(...)

Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh and chief financial officer Geoff Doherty: Mr Murtagh’s total pay package increased by 9 per cent last year to €1.915 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The 50 or so shareholders gathered at Kingspan’s annual general meeting in Ballsbridge in Dublin on Thursday had good reason to be cheerful. While sh(...)

Norway’s wealth fund said last year that Volkswagen’s actions had contributed to a loss of 4.9 billion crowns in the fund’s second quarter. (Photograph: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/EPA)

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, said on Sunday it plans to join the class-action lawsuits filed against Volkswagen AG over the G(...)

The predatory habits of high-frequency traders were disclosed in Michael Lewis’s best-selling book “Flash Boys”. (Photograph: Chris Goodney/Bloomberg)

Oeyvind Schanke, head of asset strategies at Norway’s $860 billion sovereign wealth fund, has worked out how to dodge traders in the US trying to prof(...)