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People fishing in the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell won’t be kept company by his European Central Bank and Bank of Japan counterparts at this year’s Jackson Hole p(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi reaffirmed plans to end the bank’s €2.6 trillion stimulus programme this year.

Borrowing costs in the euro zone’s biggest economy, Germany, held below six-week highs on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank’s (ECB) presid(...)

The Bank of England in London. Britain’s economic growth has been revised downwards to 1.7 per cent by the IMF. Photograph: iStock

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its forecast for Ireland’s economic performance, as it said the current broad-based global economic upswi(...)

Haruhiko Kuroda, the governor of the Bank of Japan. He signalled that the Bank of Japan stands ready to ease monetary policy further. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Asian shares rose on Monday after a weaker-than-expected US jobs report prompted investors to trim expectations that the Federal Reserve would rise i(...)

Ryanair was one of the biggest gainers among European equities, rallying 6.1 per cent on Monday after maintaining its full-year profit forecast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

European stocks rose on Monday while oil maintained its losses after sliding to the lowest close since May. Gold extended its first back-to-back week(...)

Ryanair was among the climbers on Wednesday, gaining 3.1 per cent in early trading in Dublin

Irish shares, the most beaten-down market globally after the Brexit shock, continued a relief rally in late trading on Wednesday. The Iseq index rose(...)

Japan’s 10-year government bond yields dropped to a record low, rattling investors who were already cautious ahead of policy decisions from the US Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan next week. (Photograph: KAZUHIRO NOGIKAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Global bond yields dropped to new lows and perceived safe-haven currencies gained as investors fled to the safety of bonds on concerns about Britain’(...)

 A Total petrol  station in Paris. It could be a difficult year for many oil producers, according to Fitch Ratings, which estimates the aggregate earnings of seven major oil companies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region will fall 22 per cent in 2016.

Stocks are struggling to make headway and bond prices are firmer as a rising dollar and weaker oil prices provide an excuse for a breather after Wall (...)

Residents heading for a makeshift evacuation centre in Minamiaso, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

The desperate search for survivors intensified on Sunday in the splintered remains of buildings destroyed by Japan’s deadly earthquake and authoritie(...)

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday stressed his readiness to expand monetary policy further, saying that market moves would be among key factors the central bank will look at in deciding when and how it will next expand stimulus. (Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters)

Asian shares and other riskier assets skidded on Tuesday, pressured by slumping crude oil prices and mixed messages from Federal Reserve policymakers(...)

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