All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

Kingspan was one of the day’s better performers, climbing 1.25 per cent to €23.01

Car makers, miners and luxury goods manufacturers led a near across-the-board fall in European shares triggered by China’s decision to devalue its cur(...)

Thomas Cook was the story of the day, slumping 17.7 per cent to 113.5 pence after chief executive Harriet Green, credited with reviving the business, was unexpectedly pushed out. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

European equities closed unchanged at a two-month high after weaker travel and leisure stocks offset a rebound for mining companies. German sto(...)

A fire blazes in the city of Iquique, Chile, this morning after a 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit in the Pacific Ocean, off the north of Chile. Photograph: Cristian Vivero/ Reuters 1:00

An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile last night, forcing a massive evacuation along the country’s long coastline.(...)

Ryanair, in line with the  travel and leisure space generealy, had a remarkable day, finishing up nearly 4 per cent. Photographer: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

Global equity markets and crude oil rose yesterday as investors snapped up riskier assets at the start of a new quarter after data showed US manufactu(...)

Royalty Pharma has offered to buy Elan for $6.7
billion, a bid Elan’s board rejected earlier in the week

European shares finished firmer yesterday, supported by signs of merger and acquisition activity in the region and by weak US economic data backing th(...)

DUBLIN The Iseq index was virtually unchanged from the previous day’s trading. Bank of Ireland jumped 5.4 per cent to €0.19 cent. Glanbia(...)