Upbeat Draghi bolsters European stocks

Euro sinks to fresh 11-year low

Vertex climbs on drug approval hopes

US stocks edge higher after two days of declines

Lonmin at two-decade low on pay worries

Insurers lead FTSE 100 higher despite falls for miners

Profits lift Aviva and Friends Life shares

Both UK insurers beat forecasts ahead of planned £5.6bn merger

Upbeat broker comment cheers ITV shares

Broadcaster tops FTSE 100 for second straight session

Wall St extends fall from record highs

Dollar index hits 11-year high as euro sinks

Hard to identify concerns infecting markets

Once pressing issues have gone away or been contained that markets see little to fear in them

Break-up call sends BT Group higher

FTSE 100 rose 30.11 points or 0.4 per cent to 6,919.24

Wayfair rallies on active customer growth

US stocks decline for a second straight session

Pension funds overpower Kuroda’s bazooka

Yen becomes a sideshow as Nikkei scales 15-year peaks

Wall Street retreats from record high

Aussie dollar jumps as central bank holds rates

S&N dives as Stryker hopes fade

Afternoon sell-off leads FTSE 100 lower

Carmaker slide blamed on icy weather

US stocks slip from record levels, Nasdaq retreats from 5,000

Hikma set to join pharma blue-chips

Jordanian drugmaker outgrows Mideast roots

IPOs and volatility underpin rebound

Number of equity trades on global bourses rose 23% in 2014

Bulls take charge on Wall Street

Nasdaq above 5,000 for first time in 15 years

Smiths jumps on conglomerate hopes

Oil sector weakness means FTSE 100 drifts lower

Wall Street rally pushes Nasdaq to 5,000

Harman rises after closing Red Bend purchase

Nasdaq hits 5,000 after 15-year gap

Resurgence of Apple drives US tech index to landmark

India budget brings little joy for shares

Stronger growth still expected to push equities higher