Greencoat Renewables shed 1.68 per cent of its value to close at €1.17. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

World stock markets rose yesterday on encouraging signs of progress in developing a Covid-19 vaccine, while several multibillion-dollar deals also hel(...)

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German biotech company BioNTech showed promise, said the companies.

Hopes of a Covid-19 vaccine pulled European stocks from losses earlier on Wednesday after fears of a no-deal Brexit and anxieties relating to the Euro(...)

Markus Braun, who spearheaded Wirecard’s meteoric growth, has resigned as chief executive. Photograph: EPA/Philipp Guelland

Wirecard’s chief executive Markus Braun has resigned with immediate effect as the payment group’s share price continued to collapse a day after it rev(...)

Analysts expect Lufthansa to be removed from Germany’s benchmark blue-chip index DAX. Photograph: EPA

German airline Lufthansa posted a net loss of €2.1 billion in the first quarter, writing down the value of assets as the coronavirus pandemic hits the(...)

London Stock Exchange: Britain claims market infrastructure staff are “key workers” for the economy during the epidemic. Photograph: Peter Nicholls

Short-sellers cannot be blamed for the rout in stocks and markets should be kept open during the coronavirus epidemic, regulators in Europe said on Mo(...)

Once Bank of Ireland governor Mark Carney speaks in the press conference, his words are technically “public”. Photograph: Getty

The UK’s financial watchdog is investigating the revelation that an audio feed of the Bank of England’s market-sensitive press conferences was supplie(...)

Euronext acquired Irish Stock Exchange last year from a group of Dublin stockbrokerages in a €158.8m deal

Pan-European stock market operator Euronext said on Monday that it was in talks with Spanish bourse BME over a possible takeover offer as consolidatio(...)

Wall Street: Beyond Meat tumbled 22.05 per cent as the vegan burger maker said it would need to offer more store discounts amid rising competition. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid

European shares closed lower for the first time in seven sessions on Tuesday, as weak earnings dampened optimism surrounding the US-China trade progre(...)

Photograph: iStock

London Stock Exchange Group has formally rejected a takeover proposal from Asian rival Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying the bid has “fundamen(...)

The Iseq all-share index rose by half a per cent on Monday with low volumes seen across stocks. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish shares rose on Monday, a day on which volume was thin due to a US market holiday, Labour Day. Elsewhere, London’s FTSE 100 surged 1 per cent on(...)

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