The euro briefly topped $1.17 and bond yields also rose on a report that the ECB thinks markets are now too cautious on when it will raise euro zone interest rates next year

European shares headed for a third day of gains on Thursday, as reassuring economic data from Germany and a report that its big carmakers could be spa(...)

A man walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo

European markets followed Asian peers lower on the last trading day of the week as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put worl(...)

Donald Trump’s protectionist statements and off-the-cuff Tweets have kept many investors on edge. Photograph: Reuters

Asian shares rose to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump’s news conference later in the day for clues on (...)

Passersby walk past in front of electronic boards showing Japan’s Nikkei share average and he  yen’s exchange rate against the dollar, sterling and the euro

Stock markets traded within sight of their highest levels this year, though there are signs that the strong rally of recent days may be running out of(...)