Irish market heavyweight CRH powered 7.8 per cent higher to €37.31. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Iseq stocks index in Dublin jumped on Wednesday to fresh highs not seen since late 2007, before the financial crash, as European stocks rose after(...)

The clinical trial for the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Britain’s University of Oxford resumed in the United States on Friday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Brexit fears, Covid concerns and pre-US election jitters unnerved investors on Monday, sending shares sliding at their fastest pace since early Septem(...)

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(...)

Dublin’s benchmark Iseq all-share index staged a rebound on Tuesday, closing 4.25 per cent, outperforming European peers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors assessed the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, while the MSCI benchmark of worl(...)

US stock index futures hit new all-time highs on Friday, with investor optimism bolstered by an upbeat set of US corporate earnings reports and indications of resilience in the Chinese economy.

European shares clocked a record closing high on Friday after European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan struck a positive tone on talks with Washi(...)

Facebook is among the tech giants set to report results this week.

Gains in oil heavyweights amid heightened tensions in the Middle East helped London’s main index hold steady on Monday. European shares ended flat as (...)

Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Jason Reed/AFP/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia asked the country’s regulators to push the break-up or effective separation of Google’s digital advertising busin(...)

The continued health of corporate profits in both Europe and Asia went some way to assuage investor nervousness. Photograph: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

Global stocks ended a grim October on a brighter note, as corporate earnings on both sides of the Atlantic tempted investors back into a market beset (...)

Optimism over trade talks between the US and Canada boosted the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to all-time highs on Wednesday. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

Optimism over trade talks between the United States and Canada boosted the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to all-time highs for the fourth session in a ro(...)

Disappointing Tencent earnings added to pressures across markets. Photograph: Reuters

J Ireland’s Iseq shares index fell to its lowest level in four months as global markets were spooked by the ongoing currency crisis in Turkey and sig(...)

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