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.(...)

Tata Steel works in the Netherlands. The company announced cuts as part of wider efforts to boost profitability in Europe, saying about half of the losses would be in the Netherlands

Steelworkers in Britain and the Netherlands said on Tuesday they would fight Tata Steel’s plans to cut up to 3,000 jobs across its European operations(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson told Conservative MPs that his government is nearing an accord with the EU.

Irish shares and the wider European equities market dipped on Wednesday as investors adopted a more cautious stance ahead of a bulletin on the much so(...)

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 (...)

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