Adidas rose 1.6 per cent after selling its Reebok brand to Authentic Brands Groups for up to €2.1 billion. Photograph: iStock

European shares rose on Thursday, hitting yet another record high, as strong earnings from insurers and M&A activity in the UK helped offset a fa(...)

Didi Global slipped after China’s cyberspace administration said it would conduct a new investigation into the Chinese ride-hailing giant. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares ended slightly higher on Friday on a boost from chipmakers, although gains were capped by weak bank stocks and growing concerns over (...)

House builders stood out as a bright spot in Dublin on the back of an upbeat trading update from Cairn Homes. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European shares ended higher on Thursday as a rally in crude prices saw energy stocks surge ahead, with house builders standing out as a bright spot i(...)

Dixons Carphone, owner of Currys PC World, jumped nearly 6 per cent to 130.2p after the business said it had swung to a £33 million pretax profit in the year to May 1st. Photograph: PA Wire

European shares slid on Wednesday as investors locked in profits following a five-month winning streak, fearing inflation and the possible impact of (...)

The FTSE 100 has risen 4.3 per cent so far this year, supported by speedy vaccine rollouts and a raft of economic stimulus. Photograph: iStock

World stocks ran higher on Thursday following their slowest quarter in a year, as US economic strength offset the return to strict Covid-19 lockdown m(...)

The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.2 per cent in early trading, hovering just 3 points below its all-time high

European stocks kicked off the new quarter with small gains on Thursday, as optimism around a new US government spending plan eclipsed concerns of an(...)

The Iseq index ended the week in negative territory, in sharp contrast to many of its European peers

European stocks logged their strongest weekly gains since November on Friday, with Germany’s DAX hitting a record high on the back of better-than-expe(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes climbed in early trading as investors took advantage of the previous session’s slump, while waiting for the outcome of the Georgia Senate run-off elections. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks slipped on Tuesday as losses in defensive sectors offset gains in oil and retail stocks. The prevailing mood was subdued compared to M(...)

The banking sector was out of favour with investors on Wednesday with Bank of Ireland and AIB both affected. Shares fell 3.1 per cent and 4.4 per cent respectively.

European shares closed higher on Wednesday as signs of a recovery in global manufacturing activity helped chemical and industrial stocks, while the te(...)

US stocks rose to a 12-week high as data showed the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic was less severe than anticipated. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares rose for a fourth straight session on Thursday, as optimism over businesses returning to work and stimulus for the battered euro-zone (...)

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