Shares in Airbus fell 4.4 per cent after Le Monde reported the United States had opened an investigation into allegations of corruption. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq overall index of Irish shares dropped to a fresh 2½-year low on Thursday as markets sold off globally while investors digested the US Federal(...)

Shares in Abercrombie & Fitch slumped on Thursday after it failed to take full advantage of an unusually long summer in Europe

European shares fell back on Thursday as weakness in Chinese markets and worries over a trade dispute between the United States and China eclipsed opt(...)

Ryanair lost 1.1% to €15.36 as Spanish pilots’ union SELPA broke off discussions with the airline over a union recognition agreement

European shares edged higher on Friday, capping off their longest weekly winning streak for more than three years as investors mulled a slew of merger(...)

The New York Stock Exchange  on Friday: US stocks fell and treasuries rose as investors assessed the latest threat to the global trade order and a disappointing jobs report. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Stock markets edged downwards on Friday after US president Donald Trump’s threat to impose an extra $100 billion in tariffs on China exacerbated fears(...)

Amazon fell more than 5 per cent after reports that president Donald Trump was looking to target the company by changing its tax treatment.

Shares rose generally yesterday with most European indices bar Germany’s Dax up. Bank of Ireland and AIB rose on news that the Minister for Finance, P(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell  on Friday. Photograph:  Reuters/Lucas Jackson

European shares powered to their best week since last April on Friday, with the British and Swiss benchmarks hitting records, propelled by optimism ab(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Losses in consumer stocks cut gains for Wall Street’s main indices. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s tax plans boosted stocks on Wednesday, while strong showings from several index heavyweights helped the Irish market outpe(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares rose on Friday as investors maintained strong flows into the region but top regional benchmarks came off earlier highs after disappoin(...)

Crushing margin of prime minister Matteo Renzi’s defeat  stirred alarm among investors in Italian stock markets. Photograph: Alessandro di Meo/EPA

European markets pushed ahead on Monday, brushing aside concerns that the euro zone may be hit by a fresh bout of economic uncertainty triggered by t(...)

Copper shipment: Miners and banks   provided the main support to European shares amid continued   optimism over major construction plans in the US.  File photograph: Eliseo Fernandez/Reuters

Banks and miners once again provided the main support to European shares amid continued investor optimism about the benefits of a Donald Trump presid(...)

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