Bank of Ireland was one of the biggest fallers, down 3.63 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

European stocks retreated in thin trading on Tuesday, after briefly paring losses, as a stronger euro weighed on exporters. Britain’s top shares inde(...)

CRH gained 0.26% to finish at €17.105. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Better than expected company earnings and a boost for German investor confidence drove increases in most European markets yesterday, although the benc(...)