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(...)

Tullow Oil: The Kingfisher well at the Lake Albert Rift Basin, in Uganda. Tullow Oil added 4.1 per cent to €3.33 in Dublin yesterday

Irish shares and the broader European market ended the session on Monday little changed, following a choppy session which saw early gains give way to (...)

Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

EasyJet rallied 6.4 per cent to 1,459 pence sterling in London. The airline said it expects to report pretax profit of at least £575 million for the year ended September 30th. In Dublin, Ryanair added 2.52 per cent to close at €7.597. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Bloomberg

European stocks rebounded yesterday on better-than-expected jobs news from the US. Disappointment with the European Central Bank’s asset-buying(...)

Viridian’s initial public offering (IPO) is expected to be launched before the end of the year with the listing likely to be in London. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Bahrain bank Arcapita has hired JP Morgan to lead a share listing for Irish energy firm Viridian Group, in a deal that could give the firm a value, in(...)

In Europe, stocks rose to their highest levels in a week, although Ireland lagged slightly behind the trend

A global gauge of stock markets rose as investors were cautiously optimistic about a possible de-escalation of the conflict in the Russia-Ukraine b(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange wait for the Federal Reserve’s decision in relation to its economic stimulus programme.  Photograph: David Karp

Markets on this side of the Atlantic were again held back by concerns over what the US Federal Reserve would choose to do in relation to its economic (...)

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