French shares gained 1.3%  after US leader Donald  Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron said  they hoped to smooth out their differences over a digital services tax

European shares closed higher on Wednesday after US president Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going “very well” and Bloomberg reported t(...)

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(...)

“They [companies] are not so good at seeing far into the future.” Photograph: iStock

Who’d be a supply chain manager? The confluence of trade wars, Brexit, climate change, consumer demands for ethical sourcing, rising energy costs and (...)

FBD chief executive Fiona Muldoon. Shares in the insurance company fell 0.7 per cent to €8.50 after the Central Bank told an Oireachtas committee the bank would look at ways of banning home and motor policy dual pricing

European shares climbed higher on Tuesday as positive German investor sentiment data and a slew of positive earnings lifted the mood, but Spanish stoc(...)

European shares closed higher on Friday, helped by a solid US jobs report for September.

European shares closed higher yesterday, helped by a solid US jobs report for September which offered some relief for followers of the world’s largest(...)

FedEx shares were on course for their sharpest one-day percentage drop since the financial crisis.

European shares ended flat on Wednesday, as gains for the defensive real estate and utilities sectors were countered by losses in luxury good makers, (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: ready to ditch a balanced budget? Photograph: EPA

News that the German government could ditch its balanced-budget rule and take on debt to stave off recession boosted European markets on Friday. DUBL(...)

Apple slid 4.1 per cent as analysts warned that the newly proposed tariffs may hurt demand for its flagship iPhone

Stock markets around the world fell hard and the Chinese yuan weakened to an 11-year low on Monday as fears of an escalation in the US-China trade war(...)

Christine Lagarde was nominated on Tuesday to take over at the helm of the European Central Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Euro-zone stocks surged on Wednesday as investors piled into companies with big dividends on hopes European Central Bank chief nominee Christine Lagar(...)

The S&P 500 reached a record high on Monday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Global stock markets were buoyed on Monday as a thaw in the US-China trade dispute lifted market sentiment and spurred a rally in equities. European (...)

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