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US president Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP Photo

World stocks climbed to three-month highs on Tuesday as the global coronavirus recovery effort won out over US-China tensions and the worst civil unre(...)

Rallies are also beginning to expand beyond the mega-cap tech stocks that have emerged as a haven for investors – a signal that a broader range of buyers is joining the stampede

The bumper run in the US stock market is beginning to turn its doubters into believers, adding fresh thrust to a rally that has wrongfooted veteran in(...)

Wall Street surged on encouraging early data about  a potential coronavirus vaccine, with investors also counting on more stimulus to rescue the US economy. Photograph: Getty Images

Global equity markets surged yesterday and oil rallied to highs last seen in mid-April as data from a potential Covid-19 vaccine trial by US grou(...)

The New York Stock Exchange, where stocks fell sharply for the second day on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Abramson/The New York Times

Travel stocks, automakers and banks led a slide in European shares on Wednesday as fears of a resurgence in coronavirus cases and a worrying outlook f(...)

Ireland’s Iseq all-share index slipped 1.74 per cent after the banks slumped on results from Bank of Ireland which spooked investors.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A jump in coronavirus cases in South Korea and Germany rattled investors and sent global equities markets lower on Monday, while safe-haven assets, in(...)

US singer Taylor Swift’s  upcoming tour, promoted by Live Nation, was among the shows cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has built a $500 million (€462 million) stake in battered concert promoter Live Nation, marking the Gulf kingdom’(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Mark Abramson/New York Times

European stock markets gained for a fourth straight day on Thursday with sentiment propped up by the latest round of stimulus from the US Federal Res(...)

Not one stock has gained in value in the three-month period on the Iseq 20 index. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A total of €34 billion has been wiped off the value of Iseq 20 companies over the past three months as the Covid-19 pandemic spooked investors in glob(...)

Oil prices jumped after US president Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal soon to end their price war helped improve the general tone in markets. Photograph: AFP via Getty

A late-session rally in the energy sector helped European stocks end slightly higher on Thursday, with sentiment remaining fragile after a sharp rise (...)

Big fallers on the day in Dublin included Kingspan and Glanbia, down 4% and 8% respectively

European shares ended Wednesday lower amid increasingly dire economic readings due to coronavirus, while bank stocks plummeted as several majors suspe(...)

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