Asia rout continues after FTSE sinks to lowest level since 2012 - live

Markets tumble on Wednesday amid fears over fresh crisis after banking stocks fall to lowest level in nearly four years

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 2:05 am

Maersk profit plunges as its oil and container units both suffer

The companies oil business only breaks even when oil prices are in a range of $45 to $55 a barrel

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 1:40 am

Asia rout continues after FTSE sinks to lowest level since 2012 - as it happened on Tuesday February 9

Markets tumbled amid fears over fresh crisis after banking stocks fall to lowest level in nearly four years

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 5:55 pm

Britons shun Disneyland Paris following terrorist attack

Theme park reveals 8pc drop in visitor numbers but Disney profits jump

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 4:28 pm

Fresh banking crisis fears send FTSE to lowest level since 2012

Health of the financial system and danger of negative central bank interest rates cause bank stocks to fall to lowest level in nearly four years

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 3:31 pm

Goldman Sachs 'to slash jobs' amid global economic slowdown

US bank intends to slash at least 5pc of its workforce this year, according to reports

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 2:12 pm

Use the same password for everything? You're fuelling a surge in current account fraud

A new wave of personal ID fraud has led to twice as many bank account applications by fraudsters who have accessed a catalogue of stolen information

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 2:12 pm

Europe's 'doom-loop' returns as credit markets seize up

'We all know that QE2 is not really going to work but the market says "I'm a smoker, I know it kills me, but so long as I can get cigarettes, I'm happy"'

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 1:52 pm

It's very difficult to know whether the housing market is overheating or not

While average prices in London are now 50pc above their pre-crisis peak in 2007, property values in Northern Ireland remain 44pc below their pre-crisis peak

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 1:01 pm

Barclays hires latest JP Morgan man to aid new chief executive

Paul Compton - who replaces outgoing chief operating officer Jonathan Moulds - is a former colleague of chief executive Jes Staley

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:41 pm

Coco bonds: why banks' new debts are spooking investors

The plunge in Deutsche Bank's contingent convertible bonds has rattled the markets

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:33 pm

German finance minister and bank chief insist: Deutsche is 'rock solid'

Deutsche Bank's shares fell again, pushing the lender's boss and even the German finance minister to step in to reassure investors that the bank is still stable

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:31 pm

Creditors must brace for a tsunami of losses in a world awash with debt

Countries have taken on far more debt than can ever be repaid. As the European banking sell-off is already signalling, creditors are in for a brutal awakening. Get ready for debt restructuring mayhem.

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:26 pm

African 'finance minister of the year' facing jail for telling his country's politicians to trim their perks

Liberian senate threatens Amara Konneh, who was named 'Finance Minister of the Year' by Financial Times' Banker magazine

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:23 pm

Questor share tip: Avoid loss-making Sophos as private equity exits

Software security group Sophos has struggled to justify a lofty valuation ever since it came to the stock market last year, says Questor

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:17 pm

Oil firms urged to avoid 'dangerous' investment cuts

Firms should adapt costs to a low price environment or risk 'compromising' future energy supply

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 12:10 pm

Market Report: Miners retreat as analysts call time on sector's gains

No sign of 'Turnaround Tuesday' for FTSE 100 as London-listed stocks drop for a second day

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 11:51 am

Vodafone under investigation over customer service record

The telecoms giant could face a hefty fine if regulators find its customer complaints procedures aren't up to scratch

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 11:46 am

Neil Woodford sells his Royal Mail shares

Neil Woodford has sold his stake in the privatised firm, citing 'regulatory concerns'

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 10:36 am

Is the European banking industry facing its own Lehman Brothers moment?

Lenders have been spending their investors' cash like drunken sailors on shore leave for nearly eight years now. Patience is running out

Posted by on 9 February 2016 | 10:12 am