EGM tomorrow: Fyffes will hold its EGM at the Ballsbridge Hotel in  Dublin 4 to discuss its planned merger with Chiquita. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Alkermes; Allergan; Amgen; Burger King Worldwide; Doosan; Merck; Seagate Technology; Twitter; TNT Express. Indicators: Irish retail sal(...)

 American Apparel: results today
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TODAY Results: Acer; American Apparel; Nuance Communications. Indicators: Japanese consumer confidence index (July). Other: Bank of Ja(...)

Ryanair shares declined for a third consecutive day, finishing down 2.7 per cent at €7.11. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

Investor sentiment was weak during trading yesterday, after stocks were knocked by news of escalating violence in Iraq. In London, equities als(...)

Russia showed no signs of yielding in the Crimean standoff as Ukraine bolstered its defences. Photograph: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

Dublin’s stock market outperformed most of its European peers yesterday, with the Iseq climbing about 0.9 per cent. Most European stocks (...)

Renault fell 4.4 per cent to €61.67 after its Japanese partner Nissan cut its full-year profit forecast by 15 per cent.  Photograph: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters

The euro fell for a fifth day against the dollar as signs of economic weakness in the single-currency bloc fuelled speculation that the European Centr(...)

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TODAYResults: Alkermes; Apple; Biogen Idec; TNT Express.Indicators: US pending home sales (Sep); German retail sales (Sep); Japanese unemployment rate(...)

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(...)

European trade balance: June figures out on Friday. photograph: tony gentile/reuters
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TODAYResults: American Apparel; Prudential. Indicators: Ulster Bank Construction PMI (Jul); US Monthly Budget Statement (Jul); Japanese Industrial Pro(...)