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.
Concerns about global growth are alive and kicking. Commodity currencies took a beating on Friday (January 15) as oil prices fell back below 30
“Violent New Year fireworks,” is how one analyst summed up events on Wall Street where the Dow fell 450 points having its worst opening day in 84
Investors have chosen to take the historic hike in US interest rates as a sign of confidence in the world’s largest economy. Asian stock markets
European and world stock markets fell following the news that Turkey had shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, as investors became
Exports not as bad as expected – but imports worse – China’s mixed results have left economists divided over the state of the country’s trade sector
Traders breathed a sigh of relief as business ended in Europe on Tuesday nursing losses all round as the market stumbled by nearly two and three
It’s been a truly roller-coaster week on the world’s stock markets. The panic selling that took hold in China and elsewhere earlier in the week
European stock markets on Thursday rallied off the back of gains in the US and a bounce back in China. By lunchtime Frankfurt and Paris were up by
An overnight slump in the Nikkei index in Japan of three percent brought storm clouds to the European markets on Tuesday following a tough Monday
When carmakers suffer, car parts makers also feel the pain and Britain’s GKN saw its shares fall after warning the economic slowdown in Europe would
Nobel Biocare, the world’s second-largest maker of dental implants paid the price of its profit warning in Zurich on Thursday.
The Swiss company’s
AkzoNobel, the world’s biggest paint maker, has delayed its restructuring with the company’s CEO Ton Buchner on medical leave due to fatigue
Results from Britain’s Kingfisher on Wednesday were a reminder that the crisis is far from over.
Europe’s biggest home improvement retailer, which
Glencore, the world’s biggest commodities trader, will not raise its offer for Xstrata any further.
On Monday it outlined an improved bid for the