Permanent TSB, which earlier in the day said it booked a further €17 million of loan loss provisions in the three months to the end of September, was up 2.4 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

Banking and auto stocks propelled the European stocks benchmark to a one-week high on Tuesday, while investors anticipated a clear win for Democrat Jo(...)

In New York, the tech-heavy Nasdaq hit a record high for the first time since July, while the benchmark S&P 500 notched its fourth record high this week. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares clocked their best day in more than a week on Friday, as upbeat jobs data from the United States and a surprise bounce in Chinese manu(...)

Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US jobs data pointing to an expanding economy helped global shares on Friday although the main Irish index lagged behind European peers. DUBLIN The(...)