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Wall Street bounced back on unexpectedly strong US job numbers. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks made gains on Friday, as investors were buoyed by good news on the US economy, interest rates and trade tensions. Equity markets put T(...)

Nancy Pelosi reacts as she is confirmed Speaker of the House during the 116th Congress and swearing-in ceremony.

US stock index futures ticked higher Friday as the US House of Representatives passed legislation in an effort to end a government shutdown and China-(...)

US President Donald Trump makes a video call to service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard stationed worldwide in the Oval Office on Christmas Day. Photograph: Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images.

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the partial shutdown of the federal government was going to last until his demand for funds to build a wall (...)

Asian stocks plunged on Tuesday following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the US central bank. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Asian stocks plunged on Tuesday following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the US central bank. Japan’s(...)

A sign announces the closure of the US Parks Department Information Booth and Visitor Center at Faneuil Hall in Boston over the partial US government shutdown. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA

US president Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve on Monday, describing it as the “only problem” for the US economy, as top officials discussed a (...)

Donald Trump has fired the last remaining adult in the White House and is promising a prolonged battle with Congress unless he gets funding for his Mexican Wall

The US stock market is having its worst December since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Donald Trump has fired the last remaining adult in the White(...)

Donald Trump at an event  in the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty

US President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified follo(...)

US president Donald Trump: he  has threatened to shut down the government if his funding demands for the US-Mexico wall are not met. Photograph: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

US stock markets have been shaky lately. In fact, they’ve been shaky since peaking 11 weeks ago. Are we any closer to a bottom? Bears might see such (...)

The charging bull statue near the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. Investors keep getting wrong-footed by the market swings. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Things are getting increasingly hairy in global markets. Last Thursday was the worst day for European stocks since the Brexit vote in June 2016. Thing(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Worries about US bond markets signalling an impending recession, and a still rumbling trade war between the world’s top two economies, saw European sh(...)

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