Pfizer said it could file for US authorisation of a  Covid-19 vaccine it is developing with German partner BioNTech as early as November

European shares bounced on Friday on hopes that a vaccine for coronavirus could be available in the US before the end of the year, with a clutch of up(...)

Shares were broadly higher on Wall Street in early afternoon trading. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European stocks broke a four-day winning streak on Thursday as investors mulled the stalemate in US stimulus negotiations. Greencore and Aryzta stood (...)

Wall Street surged on encouraging early data about  a potential coronavirus vaccine, with investors also counting on more stimulus to rescue the US economy. Photograph: Getty Images

Global equity markets surged yesterday and oil rallied to highs last seen in mid-April as data from a potential Covid-19 vaccine trial by US grou(...)

Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange. Airlines took a battering after Warren Buffett’s negative comments last weekend. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

European stocks ended lower on Monday as investors were greeted with fresh US-China tensions following a May Day break, after Washington threatened ta(...)

JPMorgan said its commitment to companies in Europe “remains unwavering”. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

US banks are pulling back from lending to European companies during the coronavirus pandemic, fuelling concerns that Wall Street may be quietly withdr(...)

Industrial stocks, led by Boeing, were the biggest boost to the S&P 500, which is still off about $8 trillion in value from its mid-February peak. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

European stocks ended another tumultuous session higher on Wednesday as investors bet on further stimulus measures to dull the economic impact from th(...)

  Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/Epa

The Iseq in Dublin surged by about 4 per cent while other European markets also gained, as a historic early rebound in European financial markets stri(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold, recovering from an orthopaedic procedure earlier in the week, was watching online from Ireland on Friday as his t(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair lost 1.2 per cent to €15.41. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Iseq in Dublin stood out as a weak spot across generally buoyant European equity markets on Monday, with heavyweight stocks CRH, Ryanair and AIB d(...)

Royal Mail plummeted 14.2% in London after warning its turnaround plan was running behind schedule. Photograph: PA Wire

European stocks were under pressure on Thursday after a political stand-off between the US and China cast severe doubt over prospects of a trade deal.(...)

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