An increase in crude oil prices boosted oil stocks on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Oxford/Reuters

Energy stocks, and particularly oil and mining stocks, advanced on Wednesday as crude prices advanced. For the most part investors in Europe and the U(...)

Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, soared on news that it has received a takeover approach.

European shares dipped on Tuesday amid reignited concern about the US trade war with China, though Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson t(...)

Shares in Abercrombie & Fitch slumped on Thursday after it failed to take full advantage of an unusually long summer in Europe

European shares fell back on Thursday as weakness in Chinese markets and worries over a trade dispute between the United States and China eclipsed opt(...)

Optimism over trade talks between the US and Canada boosted the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to all-time highs on Wednesday. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

Optimism over trade talks between the United States and Canada boosted the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to all-time highs for the fourth session in a ro(...)

Thursday was on track to mark the longest bull market rally in US history, stretching back to March 2009.  Photograph: Getty

Irish shares and the broader European market struggled on Wednesday even as investors on Wall Street were preoccupied with the key S&P 500 index (...)

Facebook shares plunged more than 18% after the social media giant said profit margins would plummet for years due to costs to improve privacy safeguards and slowing usage in its big advertising markets.  Photograph: Reuters

Thursday’s biggest story was Facebook’s plunge caused by disappointing results and ultimately resulting in tech stock carnage in the US on the day. (...)

Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 23rd. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Iseq index in Dublin underperformed, as Ryanair accompanied news of an earnings drop with a forecast that average fares will be lower than expecte(...)

Citigroup fell the most of US financials after its revenue fell short of estimates due to lower debt underwriting. Photograph: Chris Helgren/Reuters

The US S&P 500 index moved towards five-month highs as industrial gains offset a drop in financials. Ireland’s benchmark index closed up although (...)

Twitter stock fell after the Washington Post reported that the social media company suspended over 70m fake accounts in May and June. Photograph:Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares advanced on Monday as investors looked beyond the growing US-China trade dispute and political turmoil in the UK. Despite British pri(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel (R) at the beginning of a coalition summit at the Chancellery in Berlin.

European shares gained on Tuesday after German chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives settled a row over migration and eased some anxieties of inves(...)

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