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T-Mobile USA shares fell more than 2 per cent.

T-Mobile’s $26 billion (€23 billion ) takeover of mobile telecommunications rival Sprint is facing a new threat from a group of US states who are prep(...)

Riskier assets were in favour on Wall Street in early afternoon trading. Photograph: Bloomberg

Stock markets rose globally on Wednesday as investors cheered the outcome of the US midterm elections, which, in delivering a gridlocked Congress, eas(...)

Crushing margin of prime minister Matteo Renzi’s defeat  stirred alarm among investors in Italian stock markets. Photograph: Alessandro di Meo/EPA

European markets pushed ahead on Monday, brushing aside concerns that the euro zone may be hit by a fresh bout of economic uncertainty triggered by t(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were weighed down by Netflix and health insurers, but the losses were offset on the Dow by Johnson & Johnson’s strong results. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Global equity prices ticked lower on Tuesday as investors took stock of some disappointing US earnings reports and signs that Britain’s decision to le(...)

 Andrew Keating, chief finance officer, and Richie Boucher, chief executive of Bank of Ireland: the bank stocks rose over 5 per cent to €0.26 after it reported an underlying pre-tax profit of €1.2 billion for 2015, an increase of 30 per cent on the previous year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Global stocks rallied on Monday, boosted by a rise in oil and commodity prices, while the euro and the pound fell sharply against the dollar on fears (...)

Mike Pearson: hard-driving boss Valeant boss ensured the group has, over the past eight years, bought one drug company after another. Photograph:  Scott Eells/Bloomberg

What is the right way to build up a drug company? Do you take the traditional route, investing in your own research and development and seeking to dis(...)

Fyffes gave up Tuesday’s gains, closing down nearly 2 per cent at €1.49

European shares crept higher yesterday as expectations of a positive close to the year and continued central bank support before an ECB meeting tod(...)

 Aetna  signage displayed outside of the company’s corporate headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut. Photographer: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

Aetna has agreed to buy rival health insurer Humana paying about $35 billion in cash and stock for the second-largest US provider of private health pl(...)

Investors were awaiting a statement from the Federal Reserve about the timing of a possible interest rate increase in the US. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

European stocks tumbled the most since September, pulling back from their recent highs after a report showed the US economy grew by just 0.2 per cent(...)