Dublin heavyweight CRH was down 2.3% on the day

Global equities slipped yesterday, hit by weakness in the commodity sector, as concerns over the Chinese economy resurfaced after it allowed the yuan (...)

Ryanair was one of the best performers on the Iseq, finishing up almost 2 per cent. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Equity markets retreated after Thursday’s gains, and investors focused again on the underlying weaknesses in the global economy. Investors showed re(...)

Fyffes gave up Tuesday’s gains, closing down nearly 2 per cent at €1.49

European shares crept higher yesterday as expectations of a positive close to the year and continued central bank support before an ECB meeting tod(...)

Federal Reserve Washington, DC: announcement expected on Thursday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Markets dipped on Monday as investors grew nervous ahead of a US central bank meeting later this week that some speculate could raise interest rates. (...)

Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

The ARM Holdings headquarters in Cambridge, Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Chip designer ARM Holdings posted a 32 per cent rise in second-quarter profit, reflecting a jump in royalties from devices like Apple’s iPhone 6, and (...)

Dried up: the UN Global Pulse unit monitors social network messages from Twitter and elsewhere for early-warning signals of a disease outbreak, crop failure or economic turmoil in a region of a developing country. Photograph: Reuters

The timing and technology are right to bring the power of digital sensing to the poor to improve health, safety and education.That is the driving assu(...)

Pretax profit at chip maker ARM rose 24 per cent to £120.5 million, and revenue climbed 22 per cent to £227.5 million. Photograph: Arm Holdings/Bloomberg

ARM Holdings, the British chip designer whose technology powers Apple’s iPhones, said it made an encouraging start to the year, reporting first-quarte(...)

 iPhone 6: ARM Holdings is behind the processor in the phone. Photograph: AFP PHOTO

ARM Holdings, the British firm behind the processor in Apple’s iPhone 6, reported a better than expected 25 per cent rise in profits yesterday, and pr(...)

In London, supermarket giant Tesco was back under pressure with a decline of nearly 3 per cent or 4.6p to 180.6p. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

European stocks were little changed today as investors signalled they are likely to hold fire until they see stronger signs of a recovery. Values slu(...)