Bank of Ireland stock finished the day down 0.5 per cent at 35 cent

European equities closed lower, dropping from a three-month high, after US factory data raised(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Standard and Poor’s 500 Index added to its second monthly gain, while a rally in UK banks kept an index of European shares near a three-month high.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US stocks rose with equities around the world, while the dollar weakened as tepid manufacturing(...)

Traders  at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt. The FTSE lagged behind other European indices.

(...) percent. “We’ve been roughly neutral on UK equities, which are underperforming the rest of the(...)

The world’s biggest pension fund posted its worst quarterly loss since at least 2008 after a global stock rout in August and September wiped $64 billion off the Japanese asset manager’s investments.  (Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters)

(...) fund lost 8 trillion yen on its domestic and foreign equities and 241 billion yen on overseas debt(...)

Aberdeen Asset Management, Europe’s third-largest publicly traded money manager by market value, which invests about a quarter of its assets in developing markets, has seen funds under management fall about 13 per cent to £283.7 billion in the 12 months through September, according to a statement on Monday. (Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

(...) negative investor sentiment has, as expected, led to further flows from our equities business,” said chief(...)

(...) dividends,” said Fabrizio Bernardi, an analyst at Fidentiis Equities in Milan. “Charges for the year are(...)

(...)’s fund manager survey is a reminder of how fickle money managers can be towards equities. Allocations(...)

CRH gained 1.07%  to close at €27.39 after more than 880,000 of its shares changed hands in Dublin

European stocks declined as commodity producers slid on a stronger dollar, with healthcare and leisure-related shares also falling. DUBLIN Index hea(...)

Pfizer is expected to secure formal board approval for its acquisition of Allergan for more than $150 billion, creating the world’s biggest drug maker. (Photograph: Tom Bergin/Reuters)
Euro sags to seven-month low

(...).3 per cent to 99.881, while also rising to 123.19 yen. Equities were quieter, with MSCI’s broadest(...)

The building materials giant’s stock climbed 5 per cent to close at €26.76. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Key stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied as expectations built that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month, while the US dol(...)