Wall Street slides as US growth slows

Oil jumps on talk of falling shale production

QE effect on shares offsets Greek worries

Enthusiasm for ECB programme sends record flows into equity funds

Petrofac bounces on deepwater retreat talk

FTSE 100 falls but biggest monthly gain in 11 months

Biogen soars on profit forecast

Drug group’s `fourth-quarter profits nearly double on MS drug sales

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Shake Shack soars to $1.7bn on debut

Shares in burger chain leap from $21 issue price to $47 opening

BT at bottom of FTSE after pension deal

Growing deficit overshadows third-quarter earnings

Fed looms large over bank stock prospects

Investors push central bank to allow greater cash distribution

Severn Trent divi cut invites marauders

Interested parties may be encouraged to renew takeover approaches

Japanese equities climb 1% after mixed data

Household consumption stumbles and inflation falls for fifth straight month

Wall St rallies as crude prices rebound

Treasuries fall but dollar keeps climbing

Qualcomm outlook disappoints Wall Street

Chipmaker falls sharply after earnings estimates cut

Capital outflows behind renminbi fall

Financial flows, not trade, now drive China’s exchange rate

Treasuries advance after Fed statement

Dollar climbs but equities retreat

Apple rises to top of earnings tree

Global slowdown and strong dollar has hit outlook for US stocks

Morrison falls on earnings reset fears

FTSE 100 ends 0.2 per cent higher, up 14.33 points at 6,825.94

Mobiles games sales boost Electronic Arts

Company’s strong results send shares up more than 11 per cent

Experian tops FTSE 100 on capital return plan

Johnson Matthey shares hit after Anglo American contract loss

Hopes rise for success of ECB’s stimulus

Analysts warn monetary easing is difficult drug to withdraw from

Stocks hurt by weak earnings and data

Euro extends rally while Greek stocks fall further