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Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, whi(...)

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq scaled new highs on Monday as a gain in Apple shares and US approval for the emergency use of blood plasma in Covid-19 patients lifted treatment hopes and spurred bets of a quicker economic recovery. File photograph: Richard Drew/AP

European stocks marked their best day in nearly two weeks on Monday as signs of progress in developing a Covid-19 treatment offset fears about a resur(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  and French President Emmanuel Macron leave after their joint video press conference at the end of the European summit. Photograph:   John Thys/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Stocks advanced globally alongside US equity futures after European leaders reached a deal on a landmark stimulus package. The Stoxx Europe 600 Inde(...)

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday as signs of a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Germany and elsewhere unnerved investors hopi(...)

European shares retreated on Thursday as a spike in Covid-19 cases in China and some US states triggered fears of a second wave of infections, knockin(...)

Group like-for-like sales were strong in the year to June 14th, with an increase in the delivery order count and growth in items per order. Photograph: iStock

Domino’s Pizza Group on Wednesday said core earnings for the first half would be lower than last year, dragged down by weak results from its Irish ope(...)

President Donald Trump walks from the White House through Lafayette Park to St John’s Church. Police dispersed peaceful protesters in the park with tear gas and rubber bullets before Mr Trump walked to the church for a photo opportunity. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

US equities rose alongside stocks in Europe and Asia as new bouts of stimulus and positive economic signals overshadowed social unrest in America. The(...)

Photograph: iStock

Sterling edged lower on Thursday against both the US dollar and the euro as a combination of business activity data and the risk of sub-zero interest (...)

Social distancing on the Luas amid the Covid-19 crisis. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The 2020 world of Covid-19 is a world in which leadership matters more than ever. As someone suffering under the lockdown in Italy said to me a couple(...)

Coronavirus has sent the oil sector into a state of crisis, with lockdowns and travel bans slashing global demand for crude by as much as a third. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

The price of US crude oil for June delivery almost halved on Tuesday and Brent, the international benchmark, dropped below $20 per barrel for the firs(...)

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