News of the US Federal Reserve’s rate cut helped bank stocks on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Photo

Global stocks were pushed higher on Thursday, a day after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further mon(...)

China’s move to boost bank lending outweighed data showing slower-than-expected US job growth. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

European markets extended gains for a third day on Friday, as China’s move to boost bank lending outweighed data showing slower-than-expected US job g(...)

Donald Trump told US companies “to immediately start looking for an alternative to China” in response to Beijing’s threat to impose retaliatory tariffs on US goods. Photograph: Getty

Markets fell as China and US threatened tit-for-tat tariffs on each others’ imports as latest round of the trade war between the pair escalated. DUBL(...)

 Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Federal Open Market Committee Meeting in Washington last month. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Reuters

European shares inched higher early on Friday, with all eyes on a speech by US Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell for signs that the central bank is (...)

The benchmark S&P 500 index is now just about 2 per cent away from its early May record high. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Hopes of monetary stimulus lifted investor sentiment globally on Tuesday with anticipation of an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve. In the U(...)

Wall Street added more than 1 per cent in early trading on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

European markets recovered from an early dip into the red as trade tensions between the US and China appeared to soften, providing support for equity (...)

Shares of Uber Technologies dropped 9 per cent, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

European shares fell on Monday, continuing a sell-off that began last week as China unveiled retaliatory tariffs on US goods, stoking concerns of an a(...)

US stocks were under pressure on Friday as worries about US-China trade persisted. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

European shares rose on Friday, with surges for German multinational Thyssenkrupp and robust defensive stocks helping equities on the continent avert (...)

Shares in INM rose 30.5 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Iseq all-share index rose just 0.03 per cent on the day amid a global slowdown after hopes of a US-China trade deal were dashed. Dublin Stocks i(...)

 A Thyssenkrupp worker at a blast furnace in Germany’s largest steel factory, in Duisburg.  Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Germany’s Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel will be warned this week that EU antitrust regulators could veto their planned European steel joint vent(...)

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