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BP fell 1.4% as crude prices dropped. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stocks closed marginally lower yesterday as energy shares gave up a chunk of Monday’s big gains and banks lost steam ahead of likely interest(...)

The Iseq all-share index rose by half a per cent on Monday with low volumes seen across stocks. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish shares rose on Monday, a day on which volume was thin due to a US market holiday, Labour Day. Elsewhere, London’s FTSE 100 surged 1 per cent on(...)

In the United States a rise in technology stocks lifted Wall Street.  Photograph: EPA

Irish stocks outperformed European peers yesterday as markets globally rallied on hopes of a resolution to a trade dispute between the US and China. (...)

The Iseq all-share index advanced 1.79 per cent on the day with advances for companies including Kingspan and CRH. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global stocks advanced on Wednesday as investors await minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s July meeting for signs of future rate cuts. Dublin outper(...)

AstraZeneca’s Neptune trial failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations. File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A combination of AstraZeneca’s lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small c(...)

Traders work after the opening bell at the NYSE on July 29th. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty

European stocks ground out a tiny gain on Monday, as a pair of big merger reports and a weak pound sent London’s FTSE 100 higher, while defensive play(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), speaks during a rates decision news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, on Thursday. Photograph: Bloomberg

Markets fell as the European Central Bank disappointed those hoping for firm news of an interest rate cut on Thursday, although the bank did signal th(...)

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UK pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline is poised to name Jonathan Symonds, a former executive at rivals AstraZeneca and Novartis, as its next chair(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday. US stocks edged higher and the dollar fell as hopes rose for an imminent interest rate cut. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Markets ended the week on a cautious note, with European shares a mixed bag and the FTSE notching up its seventh day in the red. Disappointing data f(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange   in New York, US. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Weak German economic data and a profit warning from Daimler hit European stock markets on Monday as investors reined in any bets on a fourth week of g(...)

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