Japan's benchmark share index hits highest level in 21 years after Abe won a decisive election victory on 22 October.
Across the euro area as a whole, UK purchasing power is 17% below its initial 2000 level, according to fresh industry analysis.
Confirmation of trade talks with the EU beginning as early as December sparks sterling rally.
Lloyd Blankfein tweeted that Germany's financial hub may be gaining more of his attention.
Dollar registers gains as euro feels intraday Catalonian heat.
Zhou Xiaochuan warns of excessive optimism as Dow climbs well above 23,000 points and Chinese debt levels rise.
2,000 adults across Great Britain were asked how much a 'cautious', 'balanced' or 'aggressive' fund might lose in a bad year.
Price controls unveiled by the Primer Minister could put some energy suppliers under severe strain, says ratings agency.
US blue chip index crosses historic mark for the first time driven by health insurance and consumer goods shares.
British currency rises against major crosses for second successive session as Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Brussels.
Confidential document suggests trade talks between London and Brussels could begin soon despite claims that Brexit negotiations were deadlocked.
Its a cruel irony that an economy which gets 98% of its revenue from oil faces one of its worst fuel crises following years of conflict.
Kobe Steel announces further instances of faked inspections data as its shares get a hammering in Asian trading.
Kobe Steel, Japan's third-largest steel maker, has admitted that between 1 September, 2016 and 31 August 2017, it sold materials using falsified data.
Industrial production figures and improved retail sales help the sterling reverse recent losses.