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Paddy Power Betfair rose almost 2 per cent to €70.50.

European shares closed the day in positive territory on Wednesday as British prime minister Theresa May’s resounding defeat in a parliamentary vote on(...)

Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely  candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, according to economists

Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely – but not necessarily the best – candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as presiden(...)

The El Sharara oilfield in Libya, which is out of commission. Photograph: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Oil prices fell more than 4 per cent on Tuesday as planned production curbs by global producers, led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, failed to allay conce(...)

Cairn Homes fell 2.2 per cent on the Iseq to €1.18.

European shares rallied on Wednesday as investors welcomed conciliatory talk from US president Donald Trump on trade and became more convinced that Br(...)

“Each new development in the Brexit process contains multiple new permutations of upside and downside sterling risks that are purely impossible to trade at this point.” Photograph: Getty Images

The latest UK political drama has shaken up sterling yet again, but the currency is still trapped in its narrow holding pattern, with some describing (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. The UK is one of Ireland’s biggest trading partners, and the Border between Northern Ireland and the Republic is a key issue in Brexit talks.

The extra interest that investors demand to buy Irish Government debt over German bonds has widened to a 5½-month high as worries over the economic im(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

The European Central Bank still intends to cap its bond-buying by year-end and leave room for an interest-rate increase late next year, even amid moun(...)

Burberry fell 5.6%  along with shares in European luxury goods companies as concerns persisted over a slowdown in China. Photograph: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

European shares suffered their biggest fall in a month on Thursday as global stock markets came under pressure from surging bond yields. The pan-Europ(...)

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 (...)

European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talks to Britain’s Brexit secretary Dominic Raab in Brussels.

The pound bounced on Monday, rising above $1.31 after a big selloff in the previous session, but investors said upbeat comments from Britain’s Brexit (...)

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