European shares open sharply higher and the euro briefly vaults to five-month peaks after the market’s favoured candidate won the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of another Brexit-like shock. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
European stocks and bond yields tumble and the dollar hits a six-week low after U.S. President Donald Trump began his term in office with a protectionist speech that pushed a nervous market into safe-haven assets. Ciara Lee reports Continue reading
The Japanese government defends Toyota Motor Corp after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the automaker’s plan to build a new factory in Mexico.
Dollar spooked in Asia as U.S. polls too close to call.
European shares gave up early gains as bank stocks dropped again and losses in Asian markets sent investors scurrying for save havens. Ivor Bennett reports.