On a good day for defensive picks on the London Stock Exchange, tobacco company Imperial Brands jumped 5.7 per cent on its best day in more than a year

Euro zone shares underperformed their broader European peers on Thursday, hit by a stronger euro after the European Central Bank kept rates untouched (...)

House builders had little relief on Wednesday, traders said, as Cairn Homes fell 1.96 per cent to €1.202

Shares tumbled on Wednesday as escalating trade tensions between the US and China fanned fears of slowing global growth. Dublin House builders had l(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Irish shares outperformed European peers yesterday but bank stocks in Italy took a hit as concerns about a possible fine on the country exacted a hea(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Irish shares and the wider European market advanced on Wednesday as investors bet UK parliamentarians would reject a chaotic no-deal Brexit some 24 ho(...)

NYSE closed for Thanksgiving.  Photograph: Bryan R. Smith /Getty Images

Europe’s share markets fell back into the red on Thursday, as investor worries about slowing global growth in the face of rising US interest rates and(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks fell on Monday due to Saudi tensions and worries over borrowing costs and tariffs. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares hit their lowest level since December 2016 in early trading as trade wars, rising US yields, Brexit and the Italy/EU budget row contin(...)

Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, soared on news that it has received a takeover approach.

European shares dipped on Tuesday amid reignited concern about the US trade war with China, though Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson t(...)

Wall Street stocks rose on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology stocks. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

European shares fell on Friday as earnings updates disappointed, with automotive sector stocks bearing the brunt of trade tensions that caused a sell-(...)

Twitter stock fell after the Washington Post reported that the social media company suspended over 70m fake accounts in May and June. Photograph:Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares advanced on Monday as investors looked beyond the growing US-China trade dispute and political turmoil in the UK. Despite British pri(...)

US stocks struggled for direction as investors assessed the unclear strategy toward Chinese trade. Photograph: Reuters

European shares slid again on Thursday as China’s retreating yuan exacerbated trade tensions and encouraged investors to sell risky assets. The UK’s (...)

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