US stocks rose on Wednesday as a slew of positive earnings updates and hopes for assurances of continued support from the Federal Reserve overshadowed concerns about next steps for the government’s coronavirus relief plan. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

Europe’s main stocks benchmark closed nearly flat on Wednesday, as investors waited to hear from the US Federal Reserve, but a flurry of earnings repo(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron talks to employees as he visits the Kolmi-Hopen face mask factory in Saint-Barthelemy-d’Anjou in central France. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images

Until they were laid low by the coronavirus pandemic, few in Europe or the United States realised how much their countries depended on vital healthcar(...)

Irish Residential Properties Reit climbed 1.3 per cent to €1.58 despite reporting a fall of more than 28 per cent in its profits last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

European shares eased from record highs on Thursday, as a raft of disappointing earnings added to concerns about the global impact of the coronavirus (...)

An Amazon Echo Show smart speaker and screen. Photographer: Andrew Burton/Bloomberg

Apple, Amazon, Google and a host of other tech companies have agreed to work together on an open standard for smart home devices, an alliance designed(...)

Workhuman co-founder and chief executive Eric Mosley. The company announced a 32 per cent rise in revenue to $452 million (€410 million) for 2018.

Irish-founded software company Workhuman is in talks to bring its HR-focused annual conference to Europe. The move comes as the company announced a (...)

Twitter stock fell after the Washington Post reported that the social media company suspended over 70m fake accounts in May and June. Photograph:Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares advanced on Monday as investors looked beyond the growing US-China trade dispute and political turmoil in the UK. Despite British pri(...)

Wait-and-see element ahead of Thursday’s meeting of the ECB, headed by Mario Draghi. Photograph: Getty

European stocks inched lower on Tuesday as investors hovered in the cautious zone between outright confidence and a sell-off. The main drag came from(...)

Drop in AstraZeneca shares followed a lung cancer drug study failure

The biggest one-day drop in AstraZeneca shares following a drug study failure dominated stock trading in Europe on Thursday, outweighing a handful of (...)

Traders in New York. New economic data  showed  the domestic US economy grew at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than previously estimated

Irish shares and the broader European market advanced on Thursday, with Tullow Oil and other explorers standing out as a strong spot as US crude oil p(...)

Irish-based DIY and builders’ merchant, Grafton, rose on the back of an upbeat day for construction-related stocks in London. Photograph:  PA Wire

DUBLIN The Irish market performed in line with the rest of Europe on Tuesday. News that residential rents are at an all-time high here sparked inves(...)

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