European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by expectations of more help from the European Central Bank, which weakened the euro and helped carmake(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Reuters

European shares hit fresh three-month highs yesterday, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank (ECB) (...)

LafargeHolcim, the Swiss-French construction materials giant that is restructuring following a merger, saw third-quarter operating profit slip 16.1 pe(...)

The search of ICL, a sbusidiary of CRH, was carried out under a search warrant granted by the District Court and was conducted as part of an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practises in the bagged cement sector in the State.

A dispute over the seizure of documents, including emails of a senior executive with cement giant CRH, during a search of a cement plant by the Compet(...)

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(...)

Eric Olsen, chief executive of  LafargeHolcim. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Building materials giant LafargeHolcim is due to report third quarter earnings next Wednesday. Davy Stockbrokers has said weak third-quarter results w(...)

Ryanair enjoyed good activity on Thursday but was a bit quieter on Friday as well as marginally weaker

Tourism stocks continue to lag after the terror attacks in Paris last week and in Mali on Friday, while airline stocks also came under pressure. Trade(...)

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(...)

During the first nine months of 2015, sales from continuing operations rose 28 per cent in the Americas and by 2 per cent in CRH’s European division.

Ireland’s largest company CRH said sales from continuing operations rose 16 per cent to €15.5 billion in the nine months to the end of September. In a(...)

Applegreen shares rose 3.9 per cent

European investors edged back into safer assets yesterday as a shootout between French police and militants suspected of involvement in the Paris att(...)