“The lowering of the US corporate income tax rate to 21 per cent requires re-evaluation of BP’s US-deferred tax assets and liabilities,” said the London-based firm. Photograph: PA

BP Plc, the British oil major that invests more in the US than anywhere else, expects to take a charge of about $1.5 billion following recent tax chan(...)

Donald Trump: The US president has slashed corporation tax to 21 per cent.

Royal Dutch Shell and Barclays have warned of a hit to their earnings from Donald Trump’s US tax reforms despite hopes over a long-term boost from the(...)

The best-performing technology sector has declined for the past five trading sessions, falling the most on Tuesday after reports of tepid iPhone X demand hit Apple shares and its suppliers. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

There was very light volume traded on Wednesday as European markets closed the day up marginally while US indices were trading up despite a fall in t(...)

The German share price index, DAX board, at the the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. The DAX rose almost 0.5 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

Mergers and acquisitions were the dominant influence on European share trading on Tuesday, while strength in oil stocks after a pipeline shutdown help(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Dublin’s Iseq rose 40 points to 6,994 in line with other bourses in Europe. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares edged up on Thursday as financial and tech stocks recovered, while troubled furniture retailer Steinhoff sank further, stung by an acc(...)

The side-bet club had become an alliance of leading companies already investing in hydrogen value chain – 18 multinationals including Toyota, Alstom, BMW and Royal Dutch Shell. File photograph: Getty Images

The possibility of hydrogen as a fuel of the future has lurked in the background for years. Its merits as a clean, efficient fuel were indisputable bu(...)

The New York Stock Exchange on Friday:  stocks fell and gold spiked higher with treasuries on a report Michael Flynn would say US president Donald Trump directed him to contact Russians. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

News late in the day that former US national security adviser Mike Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, in its probe of alleged Russian meddling (...)

Ocado was among the best performers in London, surging over 20 per cent after it announced a long-awaited international partnership, signing a deal with French supermarket giant Groupe Casino.

European shares edged up on Tuesday, aided by a strong performance from Royal Dutch Shell, which boosted oil and gas stocks, while the Irish focus was(...)

Shell has been in Africa’s biggest oil producer the longest. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell should face investigations in three countries for alleged complicity in Nigerian government abuses, including murder and rape, more (...)

Traders  on the floor of the NYSE on Monday, November 20th. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European markets shrugged off the failure of politicians to form a coalition to run Germany, the region’s biggest economy, and gained ground on Monday(...)

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