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Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell: regulator is extending restrictions on big US banks. Photograph: Caroline Brehman/EPA

The Federal Reserve has extended for the rest of the year its unprecedented constraints on dividend payments and share buybacks for the biggest US ba(...)

European equities touched a three-month low earlier today

US technology stocks were set for further falls as concerns about economic damage from coronavirus drove investors to take more profits from a sector (...)

Solid earnings from Nike in the US lifted the European sportswear manufacturer stocks Adidas and Puma. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks rose in Wednesday’s session, as a rebound in beaten-down travel stocks and gains for Adidas took the edge off data that highlighted an(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, whi(...)

Mai Handique, a 100-year-old Indian woman, waves as she comes out on a wheelchair after recovering from Covid-19, at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital in Guwahati, India, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

Global coronavirus cases are expected to pass 30 million on Thursday, with India firmly in focus as the latest epicentre after reporting yet another r(...)

Cairn Homes, which received the green light to build 611 apartments on Dublin 4 land previously owned by broadcaster RTÉ, rose 2.5 per cent.

European stocks edged higher, although the London market underperformed as sterling rallied, while on Wall Street, the early gains subsided as tech st(...)

Both Wall Street indices gained on Tuesday. Photograph: The New York Times

European equities drifted on Wednesday ahead of a monetary policy decision from the US Federal Reserve, while the Chinese currency touched a fresh 16-(...)

Shares in the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer jumped 12 per cent early on Tuesday

European stocks struggled for direction on Tuesday, with banking shares declining ahead of the US and UK central bank meetings this week, while Sweden(...)

ECB chief economist Philip Lane and French central bank chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau both highlighted risks from a strong currency. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

European Central Bank policymakers warned on Friday against complacency over low inflation and highlighted risks from a strong euro, nuancing the bank(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes tumbled on Thursday, heading for their worst day since June

European shares retreated yesterday, with technology stocks leading losses in tandem with their US peers, while a swathe of middling local econom(...)

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