Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and Chargé d’Affaires Reece Smyth. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of US president Donald’s Trump’s top economic advisers has said he expects Ireland will continue to be a “voice of reason” alongside the United St(...)

European government bond prices fell on Monday. Photograph: iStock

Lower-rated southern European government bond prices fell on Monday after German chancellor Angela Merkel warned of worsening relations between Europe(...)

US president Donald  Trump: the Republican-party-dominated Congress voted to wipe out important Obama-era privacy protections on personal data. Photograph: Andrew Harrer

Billions of euro worth of transatlantic trade took another giant step towards an economic cliff’s edge this week, thanks to a swift and spectacularly (...)

The LSE said on Sunday that the European Commission had asked it to sell its 60 per cent stake in fixed-income trading platform MTS to satisfy antitrust concerns over its proposed merger. Photograph: iStock

London Stock Exchange (LSE) has said that its proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse is unlikely to be approved by the European Commission, leaving the (...)

The ECB is  to reduce its bond purchases from April onwards from €80bn per month to €60bn until the end of 2017 Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Political uncertainty in France and Italy widened the gap between their 10-year government bond yields and those of safe-haven Germany to multiyear hi(...)

UniCredit head office in Milan. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

The largest asset manager in Dublin, Pioneer Investments, has said that two star bond managers in its Dublin operation have resigned after the company(...)

Irish government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election.

Irish and other European government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: Market uncertainty is expected to continue for some time. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Bonds rallied globally on Tuesday as concerns eased that Donald Trump will fuel inflation with a massive spending plan, though mounting trader bets th(...)

In August Paul Singer, manager of the $28 billion (€26 billion) Elliott Management fund, said investors are facing “the biggest bond bubble in world h(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella holds a speech to present the companies new cloud strategy for Germany in Berlin

Microsoft threw down a challenge to the US tech industry on Wednesday as it came up with a radical new regime to try to protect the data of some of it(...)

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