German Stock Market,  May 8th, 2017. Photograph: Getty

European stocks closed near the highest level since August 2015, ending the session little changed after centrist Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the Fre(...)

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Dow and Nasdaq hit record highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite hit record levels at the open on Tuesday, while the S&P 500 was less than five points aw(...)

Allergan shares lost 1.2 per cent in early trading in the US after the Irish drugmaker slashed its revenue forecast for the year

The S&P 500 opened at a record high on Monday as oil prices rose and after Friday’s stellar jobs report suggested strength in the US economy, boo(...)

Dalata rose 0.7 per cent on confirmation it has acquired Whites of Wexford Hotel (pictured) and the Clayton Hotel.

The Iseq index of Irish shares followed other markets down as shares suffered their biggest losses in years and the dollar slumped yesterday after the(...)