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European central Bank president Mario Draghi. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

European stocks rose to six-week highs in the wake of dovish remarks from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. News that the United States an(...)

Federal Reserve Board chairman Jerome Powell: markets globally awaited clues from the US Federal Reserve on its policy direction

Stock markets dipped marginally on Monday, as a profit warning from Germany’s Lufthansa weighed on airline stocks. The airline forecast earnings bef(...)

Hopes that the US, led by Donald Trump, pictured here with Chinese premier Xi Jinping,  would delay tariffs on Chinese goods boosted shares on Friday.  Photograph: Reuters

Optimism that central banks’ policies would support global growth and news that Washington would delay tariffs on Chinese goods boosted shares on Frid(...)

Other shares in Woodford’s portfolio have turned in poor performances, such as online estate agent Purplebricks. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty

Turning an investment of £1,000 into £23,000 during his stellar 25-year reign at money management firm Invesco Perpetual earned Neil Woodford the acco(...)

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Shares in British builder Kier Group fell 40 per cent to their lowest in two decades on Monday after it warned on this year’s profits in the latest se(...)

The falling oil price benefitted fuel-dependent travel companies, with Ryanair up 0.52%  to €11.65

US stocks gained as investors focused on the outlook for trade ahead of a meeting between the US and Chinese presidents. US treasuries edged higher an(...)

Carillion shares were suspended from trading on Monday.  Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

On the first day of a new trading week US markets were closed on account of Martin Luther King day. Meanwhile, Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index (...)