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Global equities languished close to two-week lows on Thursday, while the dollar cruised to near a four-month high against the euro as nervy investors (...)

Sterling has extended its longest winning streak in five-and-a-half years. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Sterling’s vaccine-fuelled rally against the euro is beginning to look relentless. The pound has extended its longest winning streak in five-and-a-ha(...)

The nascent Italian coalition parties proposed Giuseppe Conte (above), a little-known 53-year-old professor who  hardly any political experience, as prime minister for the alliance.

Italian bond markets were hit hard in heavy trading volumes on Monday as investors prepared for heightened political uncertainty while the nascent coa(...)

The City of London. Photograph: iStock

Moves that could force investment firms to transfer hundreds of UK jobs to the European Union after Brexit are being described by asset managers as a (...)

British annual inflation jumped in February to the highest level in almost three and a half years, driven by increasing fuel costs. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Is Britain sleepwalking into another living standards crisis? That’s certainly the fear of the unions as official data showed inflation surging to its(...)

Trump bump: this is not a short-term bout of euphoria triggered solely by Trump’s surprise election victory – markets have been getting into gear since the summer. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

The US stock market has been largely range-bound over the last two years but sentiment has picked up noticeably since last month’s presidential electi(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi at a news conference to announce the bank’s interest rate decision at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The euro fell to a four-month low against the dollar on Thursday after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi signalled the bank was likely to (...)