Aer Lingus shares closed down more than 5 per cent at €1.42. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Global equity markets edged slightly lower on Friday as fears that growth expectations are too high offset mostly solid economic data, while the dolla(...)

 People protesting about the situation in the Ukraine, outside the Russian Embassy, Dublin,  on Sunday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Stocks slid yesterday, with a global index of equities tumbling the most in a month, and the ruble dropped to an all-time low as Russ(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH moved lower on news of anaemic Polish cement sales, finishing 19 cent weaker at €17.48

Markets moved up, moved down and eventually finished fairly flat yesterday as worries over Syria remained high in investors’ minds and poor news on eu(...)

CRH gained 0.26% to finish at €17.105. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Better than expected company earnings and a boost for German investor confidence drove increases in most European markets yesterday, although the benc(...)