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European central Bank president Mario Draghi. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

European stocks rose to six-week highs in the wake of dovish remarks from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. News that the United States an(...)

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Britain’s FTSE 100 fell as downbeat euro-zone PMI data emerged and investors booked profits before the Easter weekend. The FTSE 100 was down 0.3 per (...)

US-China trade tensions were judged to have eased on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

European shares climbed to their highest level in six weeks as US-China trade tensions eased. DUBLIN Ryanair attracted a lot of attention after the (...)

The Iseq overall index underperformed European peers on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares eased on Monday as last week’s rebound ran out of steam on investor nervousness over fast-rising US interest rates and Washington’s tr(...)

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(...)

US president Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, following Beijing’s decision to raise tariffs on $50 billion in US goods. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/reuters

Irish, UK, US and wider European shares fell sharply on Tuesday on a global sell-off which started in Asia prompted by fears of a full blown trade war(...)

Applegreen: closed at a 52-week high of €5.80 after announcing its first dividend payment to shareholders. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Markets rallied on Tuesday as investors’ fears about the impact of Hurricane Irma and the nuclear stand-off with North Korea eased. DUBLIN Service s(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen: Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB both performed well on news that she intended to stick with her plan to increase interest rates. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Good earnings reports and the prospect of a US interest rate rise boosted bank shares in Europe and aided markets generally. DUBLIN Bank of Ireland (...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Muted pre-holiday trading on Wednesday saw Wall Street stocks ease as investors pressed the pause button. Photograph:  Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks faltered after reaching the highest level in almost a year, as banks dragged indexes lower. Oil prices fluctuated, with gains erased (...)

US stocks were lower in late afternoon trade  as results from companies including Intel and Southwest Airlines disappointed

European stocks edged lower on Thursday as a drop in the shares of major airlines offset gains in some banks, propped up by signals of support for the(...)

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