Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global stocks edged higher on Tuesday after strong US earnings releases and German data provided reassurance about economic sentiment in Europe’s bigg(...)

Ryanair joined several aviation stocks that got lift off from the Brexit deadline extension

Travel stocks gained extra mileage from the Brexit deadline extension on a day that markets rose across Europe. Indications from European Central Ban(...)

Traders   at  New York Stock Exchange.  Wall Street’s main indexes climbed on Friday as strong economic data from China fed into optimism around trade, but muted US economic data kept a lid on gains. Photograph: Reuters

European shares rose to five-month highs on Friday, starting March on a strong footing, as a fresh batch of corporate updates fuelled risk appetite ev(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares bounced back on Monday as new-found optimism among investors about the new round of trade talks between Beijing and Washington lifted (...)

Ryanair fell more than 2.3 per cent to €10.04, after it appeared to end its “Ryanair Holidays” package travel brand

European shares rose after China signalled more stimulus measures to soften the blow from a tariff war with the US, although fresh worries over bad lo(...)

Riskier assets were in favour on Wall Street in early afternoon trading. Photograph: Bloomberg

Stock markets rose globally on Wednesday as investors cheered the outcome of the US midterm elections, which, in delivering a gridlocked Congress, eas(...)

In New York, Tesla rose 5.7 per cent after analysts said the electric carmaker was on track to be profitable and cash flow positive in the second half of the year. Photograph: Georgios Kefalas/EPA

Investors’ increasing optimism that the Italian government’s 2019 budget will respect European Union fiscal rules pushed up European banks across the (...)

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell giving his testimony on the US economy. Photograph: James Lawler Duggan/Reuters

Both Wall Street and Europe saw shares rise on Tuesday as stocks were buoyed by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell’s optimistic view on the US eco(...)

US stocks struggled for direction as investors assessed the unclear strategy toward Chinese trade. Photograph: Reuters

European shares slid again on Thursday as China’s retreating yuan exacerbated trade tensions and encouraged investors to sell risky assets. The UK’s (...)

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio after the elections. Italy’s benchmark index recouped all of its losses from the previous session, up 1.8 per cent, as concerns over political uncertainty following an inconclusive election result eased. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares bounced off six-month lows on Tuesday as the focus shifted from politics to dealmaking and earnings, with paper and packaging stocks s(...)

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