US stocks traded in a narrow range, with losses in industrial shares led by General Electric offsetting gains elsewhere. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares edged higher on Monday, but underlying concerns surrounding the political crisis in Catalonia and the potential for contagion continue(...)

CRH buoyed by renewed hopes that US president Donald Trump will be able to push through infrastructure spending plans

Irish shares closed higher on Friday, with Iseq index heavyweight CRH buoyed by renewed hopes that US president Donald Trump will be able to push thro(...)

 New York Stock Exchange: the Dow Jones index hit 23,000 points for the first  time on Tuesday. Photograph:  Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

European shares dipped slightly on Tuesday, falling from a four-month peak as weakness among commodities stocks outweighed gains spurred by results f(...)

Hedge fund RBR wants to divide Credit Suisse into an investment bank, an asset management group and a wealth manager. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors has launched a campaign to break up Credit Suisse, hoping to capitalise on investor unrest after Switzerland’s (...)

Strong demand for the stock since the IPO last Tuesday has allowed the brokers in Credit Suisse to place the additional shares

Glenveagh Properties, which last week became the second Irish homebuilder to float in the past two years, has seen the proceeds from its initial publi(...)

Shares in the world’s biggest luxury group, LVMH, rose 2.3 per cent after it beat sales and revenue forecasts in its third quarter

uropean bourses ended the day slightly lower on Tuesday as investors braced themselves ahead of a possible unilateral declaration of independence at t(...)

Glenveagh has set itself a target of building 1,000 new homes a year by 2020. Photograph: iStock

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has emerged as a major shareholder in Irish housebuilder Glenveagh Properties, which jumped more than 14 per cen(...)

Qatar, the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas is using international debt markets to bolster public budgets since energy markets slumped. Photograph: iStock

Qatar is considering raising at least $9 billion (€7.67 billion) from international bond markets as the gas-rich nation boycotted by its neighbours se(...)

EasyJet will be keen to fill the vacuum left by Monarch at locations including Luton and London’s Gatwick airport. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

EasyJet Plc is counting on the failure of three rival carriers to help accelerate its expansion into major European markets, bringing a silver lining (...)

The New York Stock Exchange: Switch  jumped by almost half in its trading debut after raising $531m in an initial public offering, the third-biggest technology IPO this year in the US. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares rose for the fourth consecutive week on Friday as confidence over the region’s economic recovery outweighed worries over the Catalonia(...)