The Quantum of the Seas cruise ship is docked at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre on Wednesday. Photograph: AP

A suspected Covid-19 case aboard a “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore which forced the ship to return to dock and nearly 1,700 guests to isolate was a(...)

The Quantum of the Seas cruise ship is docked at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre on Wednesday. Photograph: AP

Nearly 1,700 passengers on a Royal Caribbean “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore were told to stay in their cabins on Wednesday after a Covid-19 case w(...)

Engineering company Rolls-Royce Holdings tumbled 8.6 per cent in London as it raised £2 billion from a rights issue. Photograph: PA Wire

European shares retreated from eight-month highs on Thursday as surging coronavirus infections raised doubts about a quicker economic rebound and over(...)

The clinical trial for the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Britain’s University of Oxford resumed in the United States on Friday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Brexit fears, Covid concerns and pre-US election jitters unnerved investors on Monday, sending shares sliding at their fastest pace since early Septem(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European stocks recorded their worst weekly decline since mid-June on Friday, although the Iseq outperformed, as investors feared that a second wave o(...)

Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta was among the market’s best performers, finishing 13.5 per cent up on the day. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

European stocks hit a near three-week high on Tuesday, as US stimulus bets and encouraging data out of China and Germany galvanised growth-linked cycl(...)

European Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni. The commission warned that that economic output in the euro zone could slump by 8.7 per cent this year. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/EPA

European stocks were lower on Tuesday, although the Iesq outperformed, after Germany posted weaker than expected industrial data and the European Comm(...)

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German biotech company BioNTech showed promise, said the companies.

Hopes of a Covid-19 vaccine pulled European stocks from losses earlier on Wednesday after fears of a no-deal Brexit and anxieties relating to the Euro(...)

Irish stocks with a negative exposure to the pandemic again fell. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European stocks slumped to a one week-low on Wednesday as a surge in coronavirus cases and news that US was weighing tariffs on European products dash(...)

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday as signs of a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Germany and elsewhere unnerved investors hopi(...)

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