Ryanair, which counts the UK as one of its biggest markets, hit a low of €11.485 during trade on Friday but regained some altitude before the close of business. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European markets drifted lower on Friday as the UK upped travel restrictions on European Union countries while US shares paused at near-record highs a(...)

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has secured government subsidies for its envisioned $12 billion chip plant in Arizona, moving closer toward finalis(...)

 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 20, 2019 in New York City.  Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares posted their best day in six weeks on Monday, as transatlantic deals by Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and Swiss drugmaker Novartis, as wel(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes hit fresh record highs, as the trade optimism and solid earnings from semiconductor industry bellwether Applied Materials boosted risk appetite

European shares clocked a sixth-straight week of gains on Friday following record highs on Wall Street after bullish comments from a White House offic(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: ready to ditch a balanced budget? Photograph: EPA

News that the German government could ditch its balanced-budget rule and take on debt to stave off recession boosted European markets on Friday. DUBL(...)

In Dublin Ryanair hit highs of €11 before closing 1.41 per cent up at €10.805. File photograph: The Irish Times

Global trade jitters stoked worries concerning the ongoing US-China trade row hit European shares on Friday, ending a three-day rally. Dublin Ryanai(...)

Kerry Group ended the day up more than 3.5 per cent at €93.65.

European shares dipped on Friday as traders held their breath over the draft Brexit deal hammered out with Britain and Italy’s budget showdown with th(...)

US stock indexes dived about 1% on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

On Wednesday European shares had their worst day since June as concerns around rising debt yields gripped equity markets worldwide, while tech stocks (...)

US-China trade tensions kept stock market gains muted on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks edged higher on Thursday, boosted by strong corporate earnings, although concerns over China-US trade tensions and new sanctions again(...)

 Equities in Europe have been buoyed  up by a crude oil price of $80

European markets dipped on Friday, but still managed to post their eighth straight week of growth. DUBLIN Paddy Power Betfair continued its strong (...)

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