News by: Daniel Grote
China's stock market is up by more than 140% over the last year, and there could be more to come.
Analysts rush to upgrade their stance on Vodafone as shares continue rally driven by merger speculation.
Surprisingly good April retail sales point to stronger UK economic growth and counter fears of deflationary slump.
Vodafone surges on renewed merger speculation while Barclays jumps as foreign exchange manipulation fine lower than budgeted for.
Miners rally while takeover prospects send shares in Bwin.Party and Aveva racing higher.
FTSE 100 inches higher after choppy day's trading, as a sell-off in eurozone government debt eased.
Finsbury Growth & Income manager says oil rally will prove short-lived, allowing low cost of energy to continue propelling shares higher.
FTSE 100 drops 2% and global stock markets tumble as the rout of expensive government bonds reignites.
Campaigner Ros Altmann handed pensions minister role in first Conservative-only cabinet in 18 years.
FTSE 100 gives away morning's gains despite jump in Royal Mail shares as key rival suspends postal service.
Neil Woodford increases his stake in Gigaclear, which was the first unlisted investment in his Equity Income fund.
Almost every single stock in the FTSE 100 rises as Conservatives secure shock majority in general election.
Markets are jubilant following the election, but the shares jumping the most today may not be the long-term winners.
We run through some of the shares to look out for tomorrow as the results of the closest election in decades are announced.
FTSE 100 closes lower as UK heads to polls, while heavy bonds sell-off reverses with impressive rally.
Henderson fund manager Bill McQuaker, wary of election 'bedlam' sparking a slump in the pound, looks for safety in big blue-chips.
The FTSE 100 shed most of the morning's gains as the sell-off of over-priced bonds gathered pace, lifting yields from their historic lows.
Global markets veer into red on deepening of Greek crisis and the US's largest trade deficit since 2008.
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Imperial Tobacco and Smith & Nephew.
Rally in Lloyds shares gathers pace after better-than-expected results, while slowing manufacturing growth sparks sterling sell-off, helping FTSE 100 rise.