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(...)

Glencore, faced with a collapsing share price and credit default swaps that signal a 50 per cent chance of default in five years, is battling worries that the company accumulated too much debt during the years of soaring commodity prices.  Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
Glencore soars by 20% in London

Glencore surged in London, following gains in Hong Kong trading as concerns around the company’s stability eased after reports that it’s talking to p(...)

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg: he repeatedly insisted Glencore had no need of restructuring but, after  shares more than halved this year, he unveiled a debt-reduction and cash-raising plan a few weeks ago. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters/Files TPX

A battle is raging in the City over the fate of Glencore, the heavily indebted mining and commodities trading group that suffered an extraordinary 30 (...)

Glencore chief executive officer Ivan Glasenberg is working on a debt-reduction plan that includes selling assets, halting the dividend and a $2.5 billion share sale completed earlier this month.   Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Glencore, the commodities group that’s lost almost $50 billion in market value this year, rallied in London as analysts said the rout probably didn’t (...)

Qatar Investment Authority, the biggest holder of VW’s preferred shares and the third-largest owner of its common shares, lost about $4.8 billion from its holdings of the automaker.  (Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)
Qatar fund loses $6bn in 10 days
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Qatar’s sovereign-wealth fund lost $5.9 billion on paper in 10 days from its stakes in Volkswagen and Glencore. Qatar Investment Authority, the bigg(...)

 Tokyo’s Nikkei lost 1.2 per cent on caution ahead of impending announcements including Wednesday’s Japan industrial production, Thursday’s China Caixin Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) and U.S. non-farm payrolls on Friday. (Photograph: KIMIMASA MAYAMA)

Asian shares skidded to 3-1/2-year lows and the dollar sagged on Tuesday, pulled down by sharp losses on Wall Street after weak Chinese data rekindle(...)