A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.  Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Weak financial stocks weighed on European shares on Monday after a strong run of weekly gains, while dealmaking livened up trading. UK shares fell sl(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 18th.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Most European share indices nudged ahead, the Iseq lagging slightly with an increase of 0.1 per cent. London’s blue chip index the FTSE 100 recovered(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH fell almost 0.9 per cent

UK and European stocks fell, bringing a halt to their longest advance in almost seven weeks. Poor performances by banks damaged markets across Europe(...)