Wall Street stocks rose as technology companies rebounded. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks slid into negative territory after the US Federal Reserve signalled its ongoing concern about the effect of the pandemic on the world’(...)

Danish shipping group Maersk, a bellwether for global trade, issued forecast-beating full-year earnings.

European stocks closed higher on Wednesday following new record highs for Wall Street’s main indexes, while airlines rallied on hopes of a shorter qua(...)

Last year the power group earmarked €600m for new wind farms. File photograph: Bloomberg

US investor I Squared Capital hopes to sell Irish energy group Energia later this year in a deal worth €2 billion, according to reports on Wednesday. (...)

 The New York Stock Exchange: tech stocks were under pressure on Monday. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

European equities gained as investors kept an eye on Washington stimulus talks, with banks and oil shares the biggest risers. Markets bounced, having (...)

US stocks fell sharply on Thursday. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares sank to a one-month low on Thursday, hit by underwhelming earnings reports, a dire reading of the German economy’s health, and US pres(...)

Shell, the world’s largest retailer with over 40,000 petrol stations, also saw a 39 per cent drop in fuel sales. Photograph: iStock

Royal Dutch Shell avoided its first quarterly loss in recent history, helped by its trading business, but announced nearly $17 billion in impairment c(...)

Banks, while also reversing gains, underperformed the wider market on the day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares slid on Wednesday as escalating US-China tensions and a surge in coronavirus cases dented sentiment after an EU-wide debt deal sent th(...)

In London AstraZeneca hit a record closing high on optimism over its Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty

European shares turned higher on Monday, helped by encouraging data from an array of coronavirus vaccine candidates and after EU leaders sketched a fr(...)

In January 2010, two Irish businessmen secured a 20-year contract to turn Nigeria’s vast gas reserves into power. But the government never built a pro(...)

Madrid’s main market. Technology stocks registered the only sector rise in Europe. Photograph: EPA

European stocks closed sharply lower on Thursday as Wall Street tumbled after another record surge in US coronavirus cases that raised fears of fresh (...)

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