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

European shares fell again on Friday as economic data showed the region was heading into a deep recession sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic. DUBLIN R(...)

Global stocks rallied on Tuesday, with China rebounding after the biggest sell-off in four years. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Stocks surged globally on Tuesday and some indices were on pace to unwind losses from last week, as fears of a heavy economic impact from the coronav(...)

Profits rise at Aircoach on back of revenue growth

 The growth of Dublin Airport and the increase in city-based events in Dublin were key to the increase to €30.2 million in revenue at private bus(...)

Wall Street hit highs for the third straight session after a US-China deal suspended tariffs on consumer goods that could have applied from this week. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares hit record highs on Monday as an initial US-China trade deal boosted investor optimism. News of a “first-phase” deal followed Friday(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes hit fresh record highs, as the trade optimism and solid earnings from semiconductor industry bellwether Applied Materials boosted risk appetite

European shares clocked a sixth-straight week of gains on Friday following record highs on Wall Street after bullish comments from a White House offic(...)

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

European shares closed lower on Thursday as a warning from German carmaker Daimler and weak economic data from major economies added to concerns about(...)

As well as Aircoach, FirstGroup also runs Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and TransPennine Express. Photograph: Frank Miller

Aircoach owner FirstGroup has defeated attempts by an activist investor to oust six board members, including the chief executive and chairman. Howeve(...)

Mounting political worries sent sterling lower, helping more internationally focused stocks gain. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

London’s top share index rose on Thursday as the pound slipped on concerns that outgoing prime minister Theresa May’s successor might push for a hard (...)

Commuters board a Greyhound bus en route to New York City. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/File Photo/Reuters

FirstGroup shares jumped the most in a decade after chief executive Matthew Gregory bowed to shareholder pressure and said he would break up the U.K. (...)

Aircoach runs services between Dublin airport and the city, and Belfast. Photograph: Frank Miller

Inflationary wage pressures and the recruitment of new drivers contributed to pre-tax profits at private coach operator Aircoach decreasing by 24 per (...)

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