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Earlier in the day, the pound had weakened by 0.5 per cent to 91.71 pence. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sterling briefly rebounded from near three-year lows versus the euro on Tuesday after German chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would th(...)

Record low yields are being fueled by rising expectations of policy easing by the European Central Bank. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Less than a decade ago, investors could barely be compensated enough to hold the bonds of Spain and Portugal for fear the nations could be severed fr(...)

Earlier this month, Barclays said that it had cut 3,000 jobs, or almost 4 per cent of its total workforce, in the second quarter. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Global investment banks are shedding tens of thousands of jobs as falling interest rates, weak trading volumes and the march of automation create a br(...)

The broader US stock market was down marginally in afternoon trade. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US stocks recovered and curtailed a rally in government bonds on Wednesday as investors pushed back against deepening concerns over global growth, aft(...)

Glanbia chief executive Siobhán Talbot. The company’s share price was down 8.2% to €10.83 on Thursday.

European shares ended higher on Thursday as strong earnings from British American Tobacco and a multibillion dollar merger in the financial sector hel(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Global stocks keep making new highs, even as falling bond yields indicate things may be getting trickier for the global economy. What gives? Stocks of(...)

The ESB said  t it had issued a €500m  bond to European investors that is due to repay in June 2030 at an interest rate of 1.125% . Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State-owned power company ESB has borrowed €500 million in the Republic’s first ever “green bond” to finance electric vehicle recharging points and re(...)

Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US jobs data pointing to an expanding economy helped global shares on Friday although the main Irish index lagged behind European peers. DUBLIN The(...)

The old “sell in May and go away” adage invariably does the rounds at this time of year. So is it good advice? Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

US indices hit all-time highs last week for the first time in seven months, but investor euphoria remains conspicuous by its absence. The title of a B(...)

The bond sale represents the first time the country has sold debt with a 30-year maturity, and it comes three years after the country emerged from a painful bailout programme

Cyprus has seen strong demand for its inaugural 30-year bond sale in the latest sign of the country’s dramatic rebound since a fiscal and economic cri(...)

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