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The German DAX rose 0.7%  to add to its recent record-setting rally

Europe’s benchmark equity index closed at a record high on Tuesday, recovering all of its pandemic-driven losses as investors bet on a speedy global e(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison: their payments company is now valued at $95 billion. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison are worth $11.5 billion (€9.65 billion) each following their company’s latest fundraise, according to Bloomb(...)

Shares in Kuaishou nearly tripled on its first day of trading in Hong Kong. File photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Shares in Kuaishou nearly tripled on its first day of trading in Hong Kong, propelling the valuation of the Chinese video-streaming platform to $160 b(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson addressing  the House of Commons. He  promised “a gradual unwrapping” of restrictions as the vaccination programme progresses. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/PA

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Boris Johnson’s introduction of new restrictions have received a sullen reception at best from his own benches in(...)

The S&P 500 and the Dow hovered at record levels in choppy trading on Tuesday as bets that fiscal aid will fuel a vaccine-led economic recovery boosted sentiment in the final days of the year.

European stocks extended their year-end rally in the wake of the Brexit trade deal and as the European Union vaccination programme got under way. Th(...)

Both Facebook and Snap had previously approached Dubsmash about a potential acquisition. Photograph: Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty

Reddit has bought TikTok rival Dubsmash, becoming the latest social media platform to expand into the increasingly competitive viral video segment.(...)

Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

ByteDance is butting up against a long-awaited deadline that would subject the Chinese internet giant to possible Trump administration penalties if it(...)

Don’t Rock the Boat contestants Jodie Kidd, Craig Charles, Adam Thomas, Fleur East, Victoria Pendleton and Tom Watson. Photograph: Jon Hall/ITV

These days people frequently observe how dystopian novels like The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 are harbingers of today’s unpleasant realities (see this w(...)

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Twitter and Google-parent Alphabet are all slated to disclose how their businesses faired in the third quarter of this year. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP via Getty Images)

Amazon, Alphabet, Apple and Facebook will all report their September quarter earnings within moments of each other on Thursday, slipping out ahead of (...)

Sterling rose after EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said an agreement with the UK was still “within reach”. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/AP

European shares fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, as losses in healthcare and construction stocks countered a lift from encouraging earn(...)

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