Oil majors BP and Royal Dutch Shell slid more than 1 per cent each. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP via Getty Images

European stocks posted their worst daily fall in one week on Wednesday, tracking weakness on Wall Street, as investors grew wary of rising inflationar(...)

Shares of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related firms jumped between 6.7%  and 12%  in New York as bitcoin briefly surged past $50,000. Photograph:  Getty Images

European shares ended flat around a one-year peak on Tuesday as a boost from major mining and bank stocks was tempered by losses in most other sectors(...)