Traders  in the  NYSE as markets react to worries of a trade war between the US and China. Photograph: Epa/Justin Lane

European shares climbed on Wednesday but the modest rebound failed to erase the previous session’s losses as investors’ fears about an ongoing trade d(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European stocks jumped more than 1 per cent on Thursday, while the euro slumped against the dollar, after the European Central Bank indicated it would(...)

Permanent TSB declined 1.6 per cent to €1.75. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Iseq index stood out as a weak spot across European markets on Friday as a drop in the value of sterling against the euro as a result of weaker-th(...)

Shares in CRH, the largest company on the Iseq, jumped by 3.4 per cent to €3.40 on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Shares in CRH soared the most in eight months on Friday, lifting Dublin’s Iseq index, as investors mulled over comments made by the building materials(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as markets react to a trade dispute between China and the United States. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares fell as China’s response to US tariffs fuelled fears of a trade war. DUBLIN The Irish market reflected the rest of Europe. Cider mak(...)

Traders  at the New York Stock Exchange on March 12th. Stocks gave up early gains  as uncertainty over the prospect of tariffs undid some of the market’s recent  gains. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin was flat as trading remained choppy across Europe on geopolitical concerns. Engineering firm GKN and miners dragged the FTSE 100 i(...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

Lufthansa shares fell 5.7%  on Friday   after  passenger yield figures came in lower than expected.  Photograph: Getty Images

A strong jobs report out of the US boosted European shares on Friday after a sluggish start to trading, while US tariffs on steel and aluminium hit st(...)

Barclays shares  closed up more than 4 per cent as investors reacted positively to results. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq overall fell 0.14 per cent on Thursday, but still managed to outperform wider European indices. Britain’s top share index fell to a one-wee(...)

Twitter performed well on Thursday after reporting its first quarterly net profit. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

World stock markets remained volatile on Thursday, with Europe initially performing well before poor performance in the US dragged stocks down. Major(...)

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