The New York Stock Exchange. US stocks were lower in early afternoon trading on Wall Street, pressured by a more than 2 per cent drop in shares of Apple. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares closed slightly lower on Monday as a massive restructuring plan announced by Deutsche Bank weighed on the wider financial sector and m(...)

Dublin’s Iseq index and the wider European equities market closed little changed on Wednesday as investors retreated to the sidelines ahead of a policy statement from the US Federal Reserve

Dublin’s Iseq index and the wider European equities market closed little changed on Wednesday as investors retreated to the sidelines ahead of a polic(...)

Banking shares were out of sorts, with Bank of Ireland down 1.9%, Permanent TSB off 1.6% and AIB slipping 0.7%

European shares saw their week-long rally come to a halt on Wednesday, driven by weakness across oil companies and banks, as soft Chinese economic dat(...)

Hopes that the US, led by Donald Trump, pictured here with Chinese premier Xi Jinping,  would delay tariffs on Chinese goods boosted shares on Friday.  Photograph: Reuters

Optimism that central banks’ policies would support global growth and news that Washington would delay tariffs on Chinese goods boosted shares on Frid(...)

Mounting political worries sent sterling lower, helping more internationally focused stocks gain. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

London’s top share index rose on Thursday as the pound slipped on concerns that outgoing prime minister Theresa May’s successor might push for a hard (...)

House builders had little relief on Wednesday, traders said, as Cairn Homes fell 1.96 per cent to €1.202

Shares tumbled on Wednesday as escalating trade tensions between the US and China fanned fears of slowing global growth. Dublin House builders had l(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Irish shares outperformed European peers yesterday but bank stocks in Italy took a hit as concerns about a possible fine on the country exacted a hea(...)

At the Stock Exchange in Madrid the Ibex 35 dropped 0.31 per cent at the start of the trade session. Photograph: EPA/Emilio Naranjo

European shares advanced on Wednesday as investors globally cheered strong data from China, which has served to ease concerns about an economic slowdo(...)

One of the strongest performances on Dublin’s Iseq was from Applegreen, the forecourts retailer that is targeting further international expansion

European shares hit their highest in half a year on Tuesday, buoyed by autos and insurance stocks and gains among export-heavy London stocks as Brexit(...)

One of four oils by George Earl, estimate range £1,500-£3,500 each

While tobacco packaging today features blood-curdling images, in an effort to steer smokers away from the addictive habit, this was not always the cas(...)

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