Shares in Easyjet closed 9.7 per cent down. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/File Photo/Reuters

European shares began the second quarter of the year strongly as good economic data from China, along with signs of progress in its trade talks with t(...)

Apple’s first sales warning in over a decade sent European shares sliding, with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers that supply the iPhone maker fell sharply. Photograph: Getty Images

A revenue warning from Apple rocked equity markets around the globe yesterday as concerns over a damaging China-US trade battle and its impact on worl(...)

On the New York Stock Exchange, the S&P industrial sector rose 1.56 per cent, with Boeing and Caterpillar leading the gains. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European and US stocks rose for a third straight day on Thursday. Industrials gained after President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were “mo(...)

US stock indexes dived about 1% on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

On Wednesday European shares had their worst day since June as concerns around rising debt yields gripped equity markets worldwide, while tech stocks (...)

Microchip fell as much as 14 per cent while peers also dropped more than 10 per cent.

Microchip Technology tumbled the most in almost 14 years and shares of rival chipmakers fell after it said product orders had missed its forecast, hur(...)