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Seventy-one per cent of industrial greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 have been produced by just 100 companies. Photograph: iStock

Is the act of making personal changes to combat climate change a futile distraction from the real work we should be doing, lobbying governments and in(...)

US stocks gained in early trading on Thursday after the US delayed scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese imports. Photograph: Reuters

A gauge of global stock markets touched its highest since late July on Thursday after fresh hints of progress in the US-China trade dispute, sending b(...)

Analysts said CRH continued a good run, remaining above €30 to close the week 0.4 per cent higher at €30.28

A gauge of global stocks edged higher on Friday, pushed by hopes of easing trade tensions between China and the United States. But there was still we(...)

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(...)

Apple slid 4.1 per cent as analysts warned that the newly proposed tariffs may hurt demand for its flagship iPhone

Stock markets around the world fell hard and the Chinese yuan weakened to an 11-year low on Monday as fears of an escalation in the US-China trade war(...)

The benchmark S&P 500 index is now just about 2 per cent away from its early May record high. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Hopes of monetary stimulus lifted investor sentiment globally on Tuesday with anticipation of an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve. In the U(...)

At the Stock Exchange in Madrid the Ibex 35 dropped 0.31 per cent at the start of the trade session. Photograph: EPA/Emilio Naranjo

European shares advanced on Wednesday as investors globally cheered strong data from China, which has served to ease concerns about an economic slowdo(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on Thursday. Wall Street fell for the fourth straight session, weighed down by financial and technology stocks. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A gauge of global stock markets slumped on Thursday while the dollar rose, as the European Central Bank (ECB) postponed interest rate rises to 2020 an(...)

Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland. Photograph: Urs Flueeler/AP Photo/Keystone

The Church of England has warned that fossil fuel companies are in its sights, following its successful push to get coal miner Glencore to cap its coa(...)

 Gordon Elliott celebrates winning the Champion Hurdle   with Apple’s Jade. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As the billionaire chief executive of one of the world’s biggest airlines, Michael O’Leary is used to making decisions. But the Ryanair boss faces a d(...)

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