Wall Street’s main indices rose on Thursday as investors looked to corporate earnings and signs of progress on a pandemic-relief package after data suggested the US labour market was stabilising.

European shares extended their rally to a fourth straight day on Thursday, as investors hoped for a swifter global economic recovery, while Unilever’s(...)

In New York, the S&P 500 fell in volatile trading as heavyweight tech-related stocks slipped after a sharp rebound in the previous session. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Photo

Major European bourses closed lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) kept its policy rates unchanged and said its existing stimulus (...)

Sterling has been made extra vulnerable by the UK’s departure from the EU, analysts said. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Sterling has tumbled to its lowest level on record against the currencies of the UK’s major trading partners, as the effects of the coronavirus pandem(...)

Masked people walk in front of a TV screen showing a live broadcast of US president Donald Trump’s speech.

Irish banking stocks, betting giant Flutter Entertainment and Ryanair led Irish shares sharply lower on Monday as European markets tumbled more than 8(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The bank has cut its growth forecasts for the UK economy amid mounting Brexit risks. Photograph: Bloomberg

Brexit uncertainty and global trade tensions are hitting UK growth, with the Bank of England’s forecasts showing a one-in-three chance that the econom(...)

The flash currency moves came after Apple warned that economic weakness in China and lacklustre iPhone upgrades would weigh on its quarterly revenue. Photograph: Getty

Mounting concerns over the health of the global economy caused dramatic swings in Asian currencies on Thursday, with the Japanese currency surging by (...)

Glenveagh has set itself a target of building 1,000 new homes a year by 2020. Photograph: iStock

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has emerged as a major shareholder in Irish housebuilder Glenveagh Properties, which jumped more than 14 per cen(...)

Sterling surged to a one-year high of 89p against the euro on Tuesday.

Sterling’s mini revival has brought some welcome relief to Irish exporters, but with the Brexit negotiations on a knife edge and UK growth still weak,(...)

A recent speech by ECB chief Mario Draghi led investors to believe the bank will reduce extraordinary stimulus soon

Euro zone bond yields stayed near recent highs as expectations on global growth and tighter monetary policy overshadowed any concerns prompted by a tr(...)

JP Morgan Asset Management says the idea US inflation is always going to be low is an anachronism. Photograph: iStock

JP Morgan Asset Management, overseeing $1.7 trillion, says US inflation is picking up. “US inflation has actually come back,” Benjamin Mandel, a stra(...)

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