Global markets remained on alert over a trade war between the two superpowers China and the US. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

European shares rose as risk appetite picked up after US president Donald Trump played down Washington’s trade war with Beijing, while a slew of earni(...)

Strong results from Glenveagh Properties and comments from the home-maker that it got off to a “fast start” this year on the sales front lifted its stock 1.5 per cent

The Iseq index of Irish shares dipped on Wednesday as the market took a breather following a 17 per cent rally since late December, and investors gave(...)

Nestle, the world’s top food and drinks maker, soared to all-time highs after giving an upbeat outlook for the year ahead on an improving outlook in China and North America.

European shares gave up three-month highs on Thursday after a surprise sharp decline in US retail sales pulled stocks lower in afternoon trading, spoi(...)

Some strategists said the market will probably need to wait for the UK parliament to vote on the deal before sterling will see a significant rally. Photograph: iStock

Sterling’s volatility has continued as traders looked ahead to the next hurdles on the path toward a Brexit deal. Overnight volatility in the pound a(...)

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Meath-based technology firm Prepaid Financial Services has teamed up with French fintech company PayTop to provide multi-currency payment services for(...)

Apple logo on a monitor outside the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, August 2nd, 2018. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Earnings announcements lifted European shares on Friday at the end of another volatile week, as investors drew encouragement from Apple becoming the w(...)

The British currency extended losses and fell 0.7 per cent to $1.2984, its lowest since early September 2017

Sterling extended losses and fell more than half a percent on the day below the $1.30 line as weak June retail sales data raised concerns a central b(...)

Home lender Permanent TSB tumbled 7.29 per cent to €1.73 on very light trading. Photograph: Alan Betson

Politics dominated markets on Monday, with risk appetite withering in Europe as Italy lurched toward fresh elections. The region’s shares and currency(...)

BP added 1.17%  to €577.20 in London, one of a clutch of oil companies to gain ground on news of rising crude prices. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares inched up aided by a strong performance from oil stocks boosted by news of an increase in crude prices. DUBLIN Former Ires Real Est(...)

Sebastien Bazin,  chief executive of AccorHotels, at  the company’s 2017  results presentation in  Paris on February 21st. Photograph: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

French hotel group AccorHotels said on Tuesday it had agreed to sell 55 per cent of its AccorInvest property business to a group of sovereign and inst(...)

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