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Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: The insulation and building materials specialist led the way with a  gain that saw it close at €38. Dealers said the stock had been weak on Monday but had strong recovery through Tuesday

Markets hit two-month highs on Tuesday aided by good news from several companies including oil giant BP which reported that profits doubled in 2018. (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 overcame morning weakness to push higher, while Nvidia, Adobe, Microsoft and Apple led the Nasdaq indexes to solid advances.

Baked goods group Aryzta and Ryanair stood out as a weak spots on an otherwise flat performance by Irish shares on Monday, as the wider European marke(...)

The main corporate news came courtesy of French construction group Vinci, which agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for £2.9 billion (€3.2 billion), seizing its chance to add a major London hub to its aviation portfolio

The Euro Stoxx 50 index sank 1.2 per cent on Thursday, entering a bear market, as European equities failed to sustain optimism from the Wednesday rall(...)

Shares in Airbus fell 4.4 per cent after Le Monde reported the United States had opened an investigation into allegations of corruption. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq overall index of Irish shares dropped to a fresh 2½-year low on Thursday as markets sold off globally while investors digested the US Federal(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May faces a crucial vote on Tuesday.

As MPs gather in Britain’s parliament on Tuesday to vote on the future of the country’s relationship with Europe, traders in London’s financial hub wi(...)

NYSE screens as beaten-down tech shares led the rebound in US stocks, while Treasuries fell as investors gained confidence from positive political developments in Europe and rising oil prices. Photograph: Jordan Sirek/Bloomberg

European shares rose as hopes grew that Italy would resolve its budget row with Brussels while investors speculated on a new round of deal making in t(...)

Underlying pre-tax profit for BP’s upstream business more than doubled to around $4 billion in the quarter

BP’s profits thundered to a five-year high, boosted by stronger oil prices with production set to rise further thanks to the $10.5 billion acquisition(...)

Negative reaction to US President Donald Trump’s ownership of Turnberry golf resort is having an adverse effect on  nearby Turnberry Holiday Park,  and might become a rare example of a necessary name change. Photograph: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images

For the best part of 25 years, anyone on a budget who felt an urge to roam the homeland of Robert Burns could book themselves into the Turnberry cara(...)

In Dublin, insurer FBD Holdings rose by 2.5 per cent to €10.25.

Ireland’s Iseq index advanced for the first time in five sessions, led by insurer FBD Holdings and nutrition giant Kerry Group, as the wider European (...)

The benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit all-time highs on Friday after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said the central bank’s current approach to interest rate hikes were the best way to protect the US economic recovery. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Global equity markets rose on Friday after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell expressed no surprises in a key speech outlining a steady course for(...)

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