Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

An initially positive start to the quarter for stocks in Europe and the United States fizzled out as a mostly disappointing batch of economic reports (...)

In Dublin Ryanair rose by more than 1.3 per cent as investors greeted the news that its board has ratified a push into the transatlantic market in coming years

Germany’s Dax raced to record highs on Monday, part of an extended rally of the European stock market driven by investors’ expectations that a weaken(...)

 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(...)

Gold prices fell in the second quarter of the year. For some miners the fall is close to or even below their “all-in” cost of producing gold.

AngloGold Ashanti unveiled job losses and suspended a dividend payment as the world’s largest gold miners sought to adjust to the falling price of the(...)