Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday Photograph: Reuters

European shares ended on Friday at their lowest since mid-December 2014, hit by losses in commodity-related stocks as BHP Billiton announced a major w(...)

Tesco Plc climbed 6.1 percent after reporting its first sales growth in more than four years. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

European stocks fell, snapping a two-day rebound, amid renewed concern about global-growth prospects. The Stoxx Europe 600 declined 1.5 per cent at t(...)

A toy bull sits in front of the DAX Index curve at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in  Germany on Monday: financial markets started 2016 on a bleak note and China is at the centre of it. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Irish and European markets fell on Monday as a slide in Chinese equities fuelled investors’ fears that a slowdown in the world’s biggest market will h(...)

The London Stock Exchange in the City of London. The FTSE lost 2.4 per cent on Monday.

UK stocks got no respite in the new year, after their worst annual drop since 2011, amid investor concern over a slowdown in China, the biggest consum(...)

 Wind turbines at Monaincha Wind Farm Roscrea. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Nearly a quarter Ireland’s electricity demand is now being supplied through wind energy, according to a report from Vayu, the Irish gas and electrici(...)

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(...)

 Ryanair aircraft at Dublin Airport: the airline fell 2.4 per cent to €13.40 yesterday. Photograph: Andy Eain/EPA

Stock markets around the world fell and bond yields rose as investors weighed the implications that a US interest rate rise before the end of the ye(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: airline  ended the day 1 per cent down at €12.55. Photograph:  Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

European shares rose to a one-month high on Friday after making their biggest weekly gain since January as mining stocks gained and hopes grew that (...)

Glencore’s  production cut comes as it scrambles to reassure nervous investors and creditors that it can cope with its $30 billion debt load amid the latest commodities rout. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Glencore, the resources group battling falling commodity prices, has made a dramatic intervention in one of its most important markets by announcing p(...)

Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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Image of the week: Storm the headquarters Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta is not sh(...)