The building materials giant’s stock climbed 5 per cent to close at €26.76. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Key stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied as expectations built that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month, while the US dol(...)

ThyssenKrupp reported third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates after Germany’s largest steelmaker cut costs. Its shares rose the most in th(...)

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TODAY Results: Aramark; Domino’s Pizza. Indicators: Japanese current account (Jun); Japanese consumer confidence (Jul). TOMORROW Results: Ladbrokes; (...)

Apple chief Tim Cook: the company’s 0.9 per cent drop yesterday weighed heavily on the S&P. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin, up 1.3 per cent, le d the charge among European bourses as stocks climbed on optimism a resolution to Greek debt talks is close. U(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)

EasyJet: results on Tuesday

TODAY Results: Actavis; American Apparel. Meetings: VFI annual conference (Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney). Other: Green REIT interim statement; Bank of(...)

ThyssenKrupp’s first-quarter adjusted earnings before interest and tax rose 29 per cent to €317 million. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

ThyssenKrupp reported a profit for the first quarter of its financial year and maintained its 2015 outlook as Germany’s largest steelmaker saw costs f(...)

ThyssenKrupp is to pay a divident of  11 cent a share a year after the company was pushed into a distressed asset sale and a capital increase. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Germany’s biggest steelmaker ThyssenKrupp is resuming dividend payments a year earlier than expected, signalling confidence in a turnaround with the p(...)

Centrica,  owner of Bord Gáis Energy and British Gas, fell 1.6 per cent in brisk volume after it cut its full-year earnings outlook on the back of a steep drop in energy demand. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Mining stocks led a fall across Europe after manufacturing data missed economists’ estimates for the region and China. A purchasing managers index for(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold. The building materials company’s shares finished down 1.8 per cent at the close yesterday, following the release of the company’s half-yearly figures. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Both European and US stocks made gains yesterday, with Ireland and Iceland the only western countries not to record a positive day’s trading while (...)