Danish jewellery maker Pandora, sank 24.2% to a four-year low after cutting its sales and profit margin guidance  and announcing  400 job cuts

European shares rose on Tuesday and made their way back to positive territory for 2018 as investors cheered UniCredit results, oil prices boosted ener(...)

Subsidies in areas such as solar storage and wind power mean they are “becoming economic far faster than anyone realised”, billionaire Jeremy Grantham says. Photograph: VCG

Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund is set to divest from fossil fuel stocks, the Church of Ireland has pledged to do likewise by 2022, while Norway’s $1 (...)

Apple became the world’s first trillion dollar company on Thursday. Photograph: Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters

A sell-off in European shares extended on Thursday with Germany’s DAX taking the brunt of anxieties over trade tensions. Ireland’s benchmark index out(...)

Facebook shares plunged more than 18% after the social media giant said profit margins would plummet for years due to costs to improve privacy safeguards and slowing usage in its big advertising markets.  Photograph: Reuters

Thursday’s biggest story was Facebook’s plunge caused by disappointing results and ultimately resulting in tech stock carnage in the US on the day. (...)

Pipe sections for  Nord Stream 2: Gazprom  plans to open the taps at the Russian end of the 1,200km-long pipeline in late 2019. Photograph: Jens Köhler/ullstein bild via Getty Images

Lubmin is a picturesque resort on Germany’s Baltic Sea coast that boasts a long stretch of sandy beach bordered by soft dunes and a lush pine forest. (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York . Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Stocks fell and metals prices slumped on Wednesday as US threats of tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods pushed the world’s tw(...)

German carmakers received a boost on Thursday following a softening of rhetoric surrounding tariffs on trade. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Signs of an easing in the trade dispute between the US and the European Union helped push European stocks higher on Thursday with gains in the car sec(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

World stocks were flat on Wednesday amid growing anxiety ahead of Washington’s end of week deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The MSCI All(...)

 Traders monitor the markets in the S&P options pit at the   global markets exchange in Chicago, Illinois.  Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty

Shares rose as US president Donald Trump pulled back from plans to block Chinese investment in American tech companies, easing fears of a trade war. H(...)

Increasing trade war rhetoric shook global markets on Monday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Global markets reversed many of last week’s gains as concerns surrounding a trade war between the US and China resurfaced. Ireland’s benchmark Iseq (...)

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