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Nervous investors sold shares on Monday because of uncertainty about the effects of the immigration curbs introduced by the new US president.
Santander is to close around 450 smaller branches in its home country Spain this year, partly because of the shift to internet banking but also to cut costs.
European shares closed at their lowest level in more than two years on Monday with investors concerned over the region's banks and slowing global growth.
Oil prices at new lows have hit the world's stock markets. A share sell off has investors braced for one of the worst monthly performances ever in January.
European and world stock markets fell following the news that Turkey had shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, as investors became
Italy’s biggest sale of state assets in a decade failed initially to generate much excitement on the Milan stock exchange. The government’s disposal
European stocks fell again on Wednesday, amid worries of what looks like a Chinese market in free fall. In Frankfurt, the Dax lost 1.6 percent and in
European and US stocks rebounded on Tuesday despite the continued sell-off in China that saw the Shanghai Composite Index lose another 7.6 percent
European shares bounced back Tuesday lunchtime despite China’s main Shanghai Composite Index falling a further 7.6 percent by close of trading. In
China’s shares have been buoyed by a raft of government support measures after the markets shed 30 percent in value since mid-June. However
Hong Kong shares ended at their lowest in 2-1/2 months on Monday following the unrest. The Hang Seng Index .HSI closed down 1.9 percent at
Shares in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Limited soared 38 percent during their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange
The biggest e-commerce company you’ve never heard of is about to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba, a set of Chinese trading
The second fatal incident involving Malaysia Airlines in four months is posing questions about its survival. Malaysia’s government was already
The New York Stock Exchange has scored a big victory over its rival Nasdaq in the battle for listing Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Alibaba
There were celebrations on Wall Street on Wednesday as the Dow Jones index closed at its first record high of 2014. Investors had apparently
Question: Paul in Brussels “A group of EU countries (1) are working on the introduction of a European tax on financial transactions. A first version
The two largest US cable TV operators are set to merge. Comcast is to buy Time Warner Cable for the equivalent of 33 billion euros in an all-stock
Shares in social networking company Twitter soared by a huge 73 percent on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The
Twitter’s shares surpassed all expectations on their first day of trading – soaring from the $26 offer price to – at one stage over $50. That was a
The New York Stock Exchange says a weekend test of trading of shares of Twitter went smoothly. The simulated buying and selling of shares was a
We now know what sort of price Twitter will be looking for as it launches on the stock market – and it is on the low side. The online messaging
Outside the Frankfurt stock exchange, the bosses of German lighting maker Osram embraced a bull on Monday for a photo-op connected with its IPO, but
The Nasdaq stock exchange is to pay $10 million in penalties to the US Securities and Exchange Commission over the botched initial public offering of
Shares in nationalised Spanish banking giant Bankia slumped by twelve and a half percent on opening in Madrid. It followed the disclosure the bank
Crédit Agricole’s share price surged on word that the French bank is starting to pull out of Greece. Three Greek lenders are said to have shown
Hong Kong Exchanges has made its first overseas takeover, buying the London Metal Exchange, the world’s largest metals marketplace, for 1.7 billion
The first week after the IPO was not easy for Facebook and others in the financial world. Trading did not start when it should have and the shares
Fears over Greece’s economic future mean the massive sell off continues on the Athens Stock Exchange. On Friday it opened at a historical low with