Friday was another standout day for Britain's top share index, taking it to an all-time high after its 14th consecutive daily gain.
The European Central Bank's attempt to be more user friendly via #AskECB on Twitter brought serious questions, but a few pranksters as well.
Qatar and commodities trader Glencore have bought a stake in Russia's giant oil firm Rosneft.
The European Central Bank is expected to extend its generous bond buying scheme and keep its principal interest rate, for refinancing operations, unchanged at zero percent as efforts continue to boost
Markets were a little edgy at the opening - the Milan stock exchange fell as much as 2 percent - but most investors don't expect the country will leave the euro zone.
Europe's markets end the week down ahead of politically-charged weekend.
Brent goes through 54$, WTI 51$, oil hitting year highs
The leading US index rallies instead of the expected Trump post-election meltdown. Shares in banks, construction and defence rise, tech shares fall.
Markets stabilise after wobble as Trump triumphs
European shares were down early on Wednesday in the wake of the shock election result in the US but then rallied
With the United States set to elect a new president, Business Line looks at the economic background to the vote and its consequences.
Samsung says will take a hit to its operating profit of about 2.7 billion euros in the next two quarters from scrapping the Note 7 smartphone.
Snapchat has moved closer to an initial public offering of shares having reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to run the sale.
The pound suffered a massive temporary loss in value overnight, diving 10 percent against the dollar in just minutes - a so-called flash crash.
Oil producers in the OPEC cartel have agreed they need to cut production to address a supply glut and lift prices - but the devil is in the details.
Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.
Monday was a rough day for the world's financial markets amid fears that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates again as early as next week.
Samsung Electronics' shares rose on Monday despite the anticipated losses from the recall of 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones in 10 countries after the batteries in some caught fire or exploded.
Ride-hailing giant Uber lost more than 1.