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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US shares were lower in mid-afternoon trading in all-round choppy session on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares fell on Wednesday, as markets globally were rattled by weaker-than-expected quarterly sales from technology giant IBM as well as fears(...)

Hostelworld chairman Michael Cawley. The online booking platform is due to present results on Tuesday. Photograph: Frank Miller

MONDAY Results: Kenmare Resources, Estée Lauder. Indicators: Euro-zone construction output (Jun); German producer price index (Jul). TUESDAY Res(...)

Oracle was the biggest percentage decliner on the S&P 500 early on Tuesday, falling 9% after the business software maker reported quarterly revenue that missed Wall Street estimates. Photograph: Gety Images

European stocks recovered on Tuesday, led by the banks, while tech stayed under pressure after concerns over increased regulation and taxation of larg(...)

AIB’s full-year results on Thursday mark the first annual reporting since the bank refloated. Photograph: Getty Images

MONDAY Results: Bank of Ireland, Hammerson, Fitbit. Indicators: UK housing prices (Feb), mortgage approvals (Jan); US new home sales (Jan). TUES(...)

Traders in the NYSE, December 13th. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Stocks globally reached a record high on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate increase by the US Federal Reserve. Political jitters hi(...)

‘Black Friday’  on Oxford St,  London, on November 24, 2017. Photograph: AFP/ Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty

European shares ended little changed on Friday, underpinned by gains among heavyweight financial stocks. British shares were slightly lower. US stock(...)

Traders  in NYSE, November 9th, 2017. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Broad equity market declines in Asia and Europe and a lower open on Wall Street threatened to spoil the longest winning streak for MSCI’s global stock(...)

 CEO Robert Pitt  (left)  and Leslie Buckley, chairman, at an Independent News & Media egm last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MONDAY (August 21st) Indicators: UK public sector net borrowing (July), US home prices (June) Meetings: Sixth International Conference on Future Gen(...)

Shares in Providence Resources plummeted after analysis on one of its key prospects off the southwest of Ireland indicated the reservoir contained water. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Iseq was positive on the day before the Bank Holiday, closing up 1.16 per cent. It was a similar story across the rest of Europe, where the day st(...)

Although shares in Santander fell 0.9 per cent in choppy trade and Banco Popular’s were suspended, Santander said it would buy Popular and carry out a capital increase of around €7 billion.  Photograph: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

Banks and utilities supported European stocks on Wednesday, as there was a sense of relief among investors that Spain’s struggling Banco Popular was b(...)

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