Airlines proved popular with investors on Thursday. Photograph: AFP

Easing tensions in the Middle East and hopes that the US and China will sign the first phase of a trade deal next week lifted shares across Europe on (...)

Ryanair closed 1.91% up at €14.91 amid analyst predictions of a good 2020 for air travel. File photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

European markets gained new year altitude on strong performances by aviation stocks and news that China would stimulate its economy. Irish-founded Tul(...)

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(...)

NYSE traders work on the floor  at the start of the trading day,  December 9th.  Photograph: Epa/Justin Lane

A slump in Irish-founded Tullow Oil’s shares and weak data from China left European stocks trailing on Monday. DUBLIN Food group Kerry closed on Mon(...)

It is  calculated that a 30%  increase in air fares would cut traffic by around the same figure.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Air travellers face potential fare increases of up to 30 per cent in coming years as the EU increases taxes on aviation, high-profile economist Colm M(...)

AIB climbed 3.72%  to €2.786 while Bank of Ireland rose 3.45%  to €4.26.

Markets rose on good US economic data and upbeat comments from president Donald Trump on resolving a trade row with China. DUBLIN Irish banks clawe(...)

An emerging battle for Spain’s stock market operator failed to boost European shares. Photograph: Juan Medina/File Photo/Reuters

An emerging battle for Spain’s stock market operator failed to boost European shares as investors remained nervous over ongoing US-China trade tension(...)

 Peugeot stock hit a 12-month high of €27.06 during trade in Paris on Wednesday before paring that back to close at €26.05.

Trade in most markets was subdued on Wednesday, but good results and strong performances from some heavyweights helped lift the Irish Stock Exchange. (...)

Wall Street advanced on strong earnings data from JPMorgan, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson. File photograph: Getty

News that UK prime minister Boris Johnson could end the Brexit deadlock by agreeing to a customs border in the Irish Sea boosted shares on Tuesday aft(...)

NYSE: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow calmed market nerves over  outcome of trade talks with China later in  week. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

European markets rose on Monday as the aviation and chemicals industries gained ground, but Brexit woes hit British building-related stocks. DUBLIN (...)

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