Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

Kerry’s shares  reached an all-time high of €84.57 on Friday, before pulling back on Monday as investors eyed the company’s first presentation to analysts on Wednesday under new chief executive Edmond Scanlon. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

European shares advanced on Monday, with Germany’s Dax index reaching an all-time high and Spain’s Ibex buoyed as concerns over Catalonia eased follow(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record levels on Friday, the last day of the third quarter, helped by gains in technology and financial stocks. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European stocks, propelled by a weaker euro, recorded their biggest monthly gains this year on Friday, but Volkswagen shares sank on further provision(...)

French supermarket Carrefour was Europe’s worst performer on Thursday. The stock saw its biggest daily drop in 20 years. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters.

After jitters over North Korea subsided on Thursday, European and US indices closed up with Ireland’s benchmark index performing strongly on the day. (...)

 Ryanair outshone rivals such as EasyJet and IAG to close up 1.2 per cent to €19.46 on strong volumes. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Miners and oil stocks led Europe’s major share indexes higher on Wednesday on the back of higher metals prices and improved euro zone GDP figures. T(...)

Worldwide political tensions have had a negative effect on equities this week. Photograph: Reuters

A sell-off among heavyweight basic resources stocks heightened the third day of losses for European shares and put them on track for their worst week (...)

The headquarters of Glencore International in Baar, Switzerland. Photograph: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

Mining and commodities trading group Glencore raised its earnings guidance on Thursday and said it expected the increased take-up of electric vehicles(...)

Madrid’s Stock Exchange, August 7th, 2017. Photograph: epa

European markets were more or less steady on Monday following Friday’s surge. Strong performances from miners boosted London’s blue chip index DUBLIN(...)