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The US industrials sector was 0.82% higher, helped by Caterpillar Inc’s 2.3% jump and Boeing’s 0.7% rise . File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Shares rallied on Monday as US president Donald Trump appeared to defer increases in tariffs on Chinese imports and hint that he was very close to a t(...)

Ipsen: “I would honestly say we’ve got a more engaged workforce than we had in 2015. There’s more energy in the company, we’re much more aligned and we certainly have higher levels of trust,” says vice-president James Byrne. Photograph: Joe Keogh

It takes a certain amount of moxie – and a modicum of humility – for a company to decide to embark on the journey to become one of Ireland’s Best Work(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares rose on Friday as investors maintained strong flows into the region but top regional benchmarks came off earlier highs after disappoin(...)

Banco Popular rose 4 per cent early Friday morning, recovering some ground after Thursday’s sharp sell-off on jitters around the bank’s liquidation. (Photograph: Reuters)

Britain’s FTSE hit a fresh record high on Friday, surfing on a wave of positive economic data lifting stocks across Europe, with cyclicals leading the(...)

The sale arose as part of a requirement from the European Commission to sell off certain assets from an earlier deal between Sanofi and German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim.   Photograph:  Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

Drugmaker Ipsen has agreed to buy five consumer healthcare products from bigger French rival Sanofi for €83 million, in a deal which Ipsen said shoul(...)