Wall Street shrugs off Ebola worries

S&P 500 has best week since January 2013

Why it could pay to bet against consensus on Europe

Valuations make sense if the US is about to boom further, but that is hard to swallow

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Bellwether UPS rises on ecommerce hopes

US equities extend strong weeks of gains

TV football rights concern weighs on BT

Supermarket groups among the week’s biggest UK fallers

No respite for UK supermarket stocks

Tesco falls further as FTSE makes broad losses

Pay attention to dividend declarations

Distributions in the third quarter are barely changed from 2013

Shanghai bourse awaits options approval

New equity derivative launch will be China’s first since 2008

Stocks up on earnings and growth hopes

Bond yields and commodity prices rise

Ladbrokes sinks on worries over profits

FTSE 100 rises for third consecutive session

Yelp drops on lower sales forecast

Online consumer review site also reported slowing visitor growth

Record outflows from Europe-focused ETFs

Nearly $3bn pulled from US-listed EU equity ETFs this month

Retailers lead FTSE 100 losses

Banks help prevent wider routs as London index falls

Eurozone crisis fears re-emerge

Markets unsure if ECB bank stress test results will be positive

Wall Street falters after strong start

Rising Treasury yields support dollar

RBS boosted by broker upgrade

Part-nationalised bank’s turnround plan ‘gathers pace’

Dow Chemical dips after early gains

US stocks fall modestly after S&P 500’s biggest rally of year

Copycat managers cannot beat the market

Findings raise questions over investment skill

Doubts grow over Shanghai-HK link-up

Notice demanded before launch of stock connect project

Pound drags on FTSE tobacco stocks

London stocks drift lower

China shares shrug off slowing growth

Stimulus hopes, HK-Shanghai stock connect boost mainland equities