S&P 500 regains 1,900 but nerves remain

European stocks slip while Nikkei jumps 4%

Weak currency fails to benefit eurozone

Depreciation will only fuel inflation slowly, analysts warn

Bitcoin exchange to trade other currencies

Coinfloor to expand with US dollars, euros and Polish zloty

Outlook: China growth to slow in third quarter

Data releases also out on US inflation, eurozone and the UK

Stocks finish week on firmer note

Dovish central bank comments help mood

week in review

Week in Review, October 18

UBS, EDF, Abbvie and Shire, and luxury groups featured

Markets: Into uncharted waters

After the volatility, investors face the hard reality that stocks and bonds still look expensive

The sound and fury in global markets

The turmoil is a reminder of the importance of fighting deflation

Dollar hit by taper delay speculation

Rate expectations at Fed and BoE thrown into doubt

Wall St steadies but trade remains volatile

Dovish Bullard helps lift the mood

Russia battles to keep rouble float on track

Mounting concern over continued slide in the currency

UBS in US talks over forex probe deal

Swiss bank could become first lender to settle with DoJ

Man Group warns on ‘unpredictable’ markets

Manny Roman cautious despite consensus-beating performance

Rouble touches new record low

Central bank has spent $9bn this month in support of rouble

Deflation threat to Draghi’s credibility

Markets expect inflation to undershoot central bank targets

Bulls run for the exit

Traders scramble to make sense of scale of drop in wake of poor US data and falling equities

US stocks and bond yields pare losses

S&P 500 ends 0.8% lower

After QE: Taking off the stabilisers

Markets are braced for increased volatility

Rocking the markets

Crashing chords of final abandonment of view US had decoupled from a slowing world

Russia begins to feel sanctions impact

If sanctions remain in place over the long term the situation could grow more acute