Almost $6.5 billion (€5.6 billion) worth of Tilray shares traded hands on US exchanges on Wednesday, second only to Amazon’s $7.6 billion - a stock almost 47 times the size of Tilray’s $20 billion market valuation

In perhaps the wildest day yet for the nascent legal cannabis trade, shares in Tilray took a ride reminiscent of the Bitcoin craze and even the height(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. On the day, the S&P 500 index recovered from its worst two-day fall since August. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares enjoyed a recovery on Thursday, snapping their longest losing streak since October 2016 as the cyclical sectors which had driven a mar(...)