A rally on Wall Street paused on Thursday following lacklustre quarterly earnings from JPMorgan and Citigroup.

There were record closes for the UK’s FTSE and Germany’s benchmark index Dax, but it was a slow day on the Iseq index. Dublin Bank of Ireland traded(...)

Nine of the 11 major S&P indexes ended the day higher, led by the information technology and financial sectors

Two of Spain’s biggest banks are considering moving their headquarters out of Catalonia following recent unrest, while the three main US indexes climb(...)

European shares fell with Spain’s IBEX marking its biggest loss since last year’s Brexit vote shook equity markets

European shares fell on Wednesday on the back of the crisis in Catalonia, while US secretary of state Rex Tillerson insistence that he did not conside(...)

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Vayu noted that winter gas prices have risen by 8 per cent in the past six weeks.

Irish wholesale gas prices are set for “considerable” volatility this winter, following a 30 per cent year-on-year surge in the fuel’s cost in August.(...)

 British Gas offices in Staines: the looming 12.5 per cent increase is almost five times the rate of inflation. Photograph: Toby Melville

When an overenthusiastic employee mistakenly posts news of a price hike on the company website the day before it’s due to be announced, you know you’r(...)

The Stoxx 600 fell on Thursday following a bond rout that sent the yield on Germany’s benchmark debt to a 17-month high. Photograph: iStock

European stocks fell with oil as traders awaited US jobs data for clues on the health of the world’s biggest economy. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slip(...)

Energy supplier Vayu predicted on Wednesday that the lack of storage would create greater uncertainty about gas prices during the winter. Photograph: iStock

Irish energy prices could rise this winter following the closure of a key natural gas storage site in Britain, one supplier has warned. UK group Cent(...)

Costa coffee owner Whitbread was among the top performers.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Irish shares dropped slightly on Wednesday, or by 0.08 per cent, broadly in line with trading across Europe. British shares also slipped as losses a(...)

 An abrupt sell-off in technology stocks that started around midday  in New York trading dragged the S&P 500 technology sector down as much as 4.2 per cent.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

The election upset for UK prime minister Theresa May sent Britain’s major share index shooting up on Friday, feeding off a weaker currency, while hous(...)