Shares of electric carmaker Tesla slumped in their debut on the S&P 500 on Monday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Shares of electric carmaker Tesla slumped in their debut on the S&P 500 on Monday, pulling back from record-high levels as worries over a fast-spr(...)

The Dow hit a record high on Monday after Moderna became the second US company in a week to report positive results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial, raising hopes of a quicker economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/Getty Images

European shares ended at a more-than-eight-month high on Monday as positive data from Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine boosted investor confidence in a fast(...)

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq scaled new highs on Monday as a gain in Apple shares and US approval for the emergency use of blood plasma in Covid-19 patients lifted treatment hopes and spurred bets of a quicker economic recovery. File photograph: Richard Drew/AP

European stocks marked their best day in nearly two weeks on Monday as signs of progress in developing a Covid-19 treatment offset fears about a resur(...)