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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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The pound stalled on Thursday and was stuck in a narrow trading range, reflecting uncertainty after European Union leaders extended the deadline for B(...)

Société Générale said it would not meet its 3 per cent revenue annual growth target after revenue fell 6.3 per cent in the fourth quarter. Photographer: Judith White/Bloomberg

Société Générale has cut its profitability target after the French bank was hit by a fourth-quarter market downturn, joining other European banks batt(...)

US stocks sank on fears that the United States and China would not be able to reach a trade deal with less than a month left in their fragile truce.Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares fell sharply on Thursday, ending a seven-session run of gains as a batch of worrying trading updates in a wide range of sectors, and t(...)

Police cordon off the area outside the French BNP Paribas Fortis bank branch, following a robbery in the centre of Antwerp, Belgium. Photograph: Jonas Roosens/AFP/Getty Images

Detectives in Antwerp have been scouring the sewage pipes under the Belgian city for clues after burglars apparently used them to break into a bank be(...)

Share traders start their systems for  a trading session in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

Concern over China’s economic outlook and global trade left major world stock indexes little changed on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter i(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The most prescient bear on Wall Street in 2018 was Morgan Stanley’s Michael Wilson, who warned we were witnessing a “rolling bear market”. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Investors entered 2018 in exuberant form but it turned out to be a lousy year for global stocks. Will the bears prevail again in 2019? Do market strat(...)

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