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An ATM in Valencia, Spain, displays a #StayAtHome message. Much now depends on banks’ ability to withstand coronavirus and its aftershocks. Photograph: EPA

On the day that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in September 2008, the front page of the Financial Times carried a photograph of John Thain, the (...)

Photograph: AFP

Dublin’s Iseq index and wider European equities markets rose on Tuesday as investors took hope from news that China, ground zero of the coronavirus pa(...)

Photograph: iStock

Dublin’s Iseq index and wider European equities markets rose on Tuesday morning as investors took hope from news that China, ground zero of the corona(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron gives a TV address to the nation announcing sweeping new measures to stem the spread of the new Covid-19 virus. Photograph: France Televisions via AP

Relief is on the way for banks in France, Italy and Germany, as the region’s biggest economies resort to crisis-era tools to limit the damage from the(...)

Berlin, Germany. The German economy has been hit by falling household and government consumption, while capital investment in machinery and equipment has fallen. Photograph: Lena Mucha/NYT

The euro-zone’s economy is growing at the slowest rate since the bloc’s debt crisis seven years ago, according to data published on Friday, dealing a (...)

Sterling was  around €1.17 on Tuesday, and   failed to recover fully from its previous day’s drubbing

The British pound rebounded through a key level yet was still the worst-performing major currency since the UK left the EU at the end of January. Ste(...)

Under the terms of the Bank of China deal, the lender acknowledged the underlying facts as well as the corresponding legal qualification used by investigators, but didn’t plead guilty.

Bank of China agreed to pay €3.9 million to settle a French probe into allegations it turned a blind eye as customers moved millions to their Asian ac(...)

Stock markets across Asia remained under pressure with the rising death toll in China from a rapidly spreading virus denting investor confidence.

US stocks bounced back a day after suffering their deepest losses in nearly four months, as investors were put at ease by signs of US economic resilie(...)

The bank reports its full-year results in February

Barclays is embarking on a plan to cut about 100 senior jobs, mostly in trading roles across its corporate and investment bank, as the British lender (...)

The large-cap US market led the world, with smaller US stocks, international equities, fixed income, and commodities all trailing in its wake. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Few active managers are expected to beat the S&P 500 in 2019. That’s not unusual, given that S&P Dow Jones Indices’ SPIVA scorecard routinely (...)

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