Fyffes gave up Tuesday’s gains, closing down nearly 2 per cent at €1.49

European shares crept higher yesterday as expectations of a positive close to the year and continued central bank support before an ECB meeting tod(...)

European shares fell on Tuesday following disappointing Chinese import data, dragged down by auto and mining stocks, though SABMiller soared after accepting a takeover proposal from rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.

European shares fell on Tuesday following disappointing Chinese import data, dragged down by auto and mining stocks, though SABMiller soared after acc(...)

European equities gave up early gains, with commodities stocks the hardest hit, as US crude fell more than $1 to $44.39 a barrel. Photo: Getty Images

Fresh government intervention to support China’s jittery markets and bets on a more dovish stance from central bankers provided limited respite from a(...)

For all the uncertainty over Greece, European equities overall are set for their best week since January

Blue-chip euro zone stocks slipped on Friday, with a recent Greece-driven relief rally showing signs of fading as investor focus shifts to the corpora(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during debates prior to a vote over the third EU financial aid package Photograph:Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Germany’s Bundestag has mandated Berlin to join talks on a third bailout for Greece, after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the outcome will deter(...)

Men look at a display showing market indices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo . Photograph: Thomas Peter/REUTERS

Top Greek shares lurched lower on Friday, falling 4 per cent in the wake of IMF negotiators’ withdrawal from Greek debt talks in Brussels. The volat(...)

Investors took the ditching of the franc’s cap against the euro as a sign the Swiss National Bank was anticipating the imminent launch of a significant European Central Bank bond purchase programme

Shockwaves from Switzerland’s move to ditch its currency cap were still being felt on Friday, as investors made a fresh grab for top-rated government (...)