The Caterpillar job losses announcement on Wednesday is the latest blow for its workforce in the North which has been subject to a series of savage job losses over the last three years.

Caterpillar, the American engineering group, is to cut a further 100 permanent and agency jobs in Northern Ireland as two other local manufacturers ha(...)

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Building materials group CRH gained 1.54% to close at €24.685 on trades totalling more than 800,000 shares

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Building materials group CRH tracked industry rivals to close 1.3 per cent down at €23.09. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

European shares closed higher, as firmer utility stocks and gains on the Lisbon bourse before weekend elections in Portugal propped up markets in spi(...)

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Ryanair also performed badly, falling 4.28 per cent to €13.19. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stocks around the world fell for a fifth day yesterday, sliding towards two-year lows as worries lingered over global growth and as the scandal(...)

Caterpillar stock fell as much as 8 per cent to a five-year low. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

Caterpillar slashed its 2015 revenue forecast and said it could cut up to 10,000 jobs through 2018, joining a list of big US industrial companies grap(...)

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

The Iseq slumped by 1.2 per cent as a worsening rout in emerging markets and a plunge in oil sparked a broad selloff in US and European stocks. Conce(...)

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