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(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 18th.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Most European share indices nudged ahead, the Iseq lagging slightly with an increase of 0.1 per cent. London’s blue chip index the FTSE 100 recovered(...)

Permanent TSB lost 2.4%  to €2.05 as the bank succumbed to further negative media commentary

Weakness among tobacco stocks and some broker downgrades weighed on European shares, sending them lower on the final trading day of July as analysts d(...)

The parent company of Aer Lingus, ICAG, dropped by 0.6 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was a quiet day both in Dublin and across Europe as we came to the end of the summer’s busiest earnings week. Despite thin volumes across the board(...)

Oil and gas shares gained 0.8 per cent  and autos climbed 0.6 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Getty Images

Supportive crude prices and strong results from energy firms and carmakers helped European shares rise on Wednesday. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended(...)

In a half-year trading update, the construction and infrastructure giant Carillion downgraded its full-year revenue guidance, with sales now expected to be between £4.8 billion and £5 billion. Photograph: PA Wire

Markets were down across the board on Tuesday with defensive stocks driving Britain’s FTSE down while the ISEQ’s drop was driven by significant falls (...)

In New York, Apple was the biggest drag on all the three major indexes, while Microsoft and Amazon were out of sorts. Photograph:  Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Activity on Wall Street dominated global markets on Thursday as a fresh sell-off of technology shares, including Apple, on the 10th anniversary of the(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Tech stocks enjoyed a rebound on Tuesday.

A recovery in tech stocks and fresh optimism over troubled Italians banks lifted European shares from seven-week lows on Tuesday. The pan-European STO(...)

 A Deutsche Bank downgrade on the euro zone banking sector soured sentiment. Strategists at the German bank cut their rating on European banks to “underweight” and recommended investors lock in gains.  Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares fell on Tuesday, marking their fourth straight day of losses, with banks leading the decline on fresh political jitters. The Iseq buc(...)

European stocks fell as turbulence in oil markets undermined risk appetite

European stocks fell as turbulence in oil markets, and the prospect of tough talks at a meeting of G7 leaders met in Italy, undermined risk appetite. (...)