US stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by technology shares, as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan

US stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by technology shares, as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan. European shares finished lower, weighed down by tr(...)

AES expects the sale of the two Northern Ireland plants to conclude later in 2019.

One of Northern Ireland’s largest electricity generators has agreed to sell two power stations in the North to a company controlled by a Czech billion(...)

Sterling plunged more than 1 per cent against the euro to close at €1.113. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Investors fled sterling after British premier Theresa May signalled that the UK could depart the European Union without a deal, potentially locking it(...)

Metro shares rose as much as 18 per cent and closed 12.23 per cent ahead on Germany’s mid-cap index on Monday. Photograph: Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters

Shares in Metro jumped on Monday as Ceconomy announced it may join family-owned Haniel in selling a stake in the German retailer to an investor group (...)

Banking stocks were out of sorts, with AIB down 0.4 per cent at €4.81 and Bank of Ireland off 0.1 per cent at €7.10 as investors positioned themselves ahead of interim results from smaller rival Permanent TSB on Wednesday. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

European shares advanced on Monday, led by carmakers, as the US and Mexico reached a trade deal, which may pave the way for Canada to come on board an(...)