CRH, which currently has a €25.2 billion market capitalisation, was relegated from the Euro Stoxx 50 index two years ago in favour of Nokia.

CRH will rejoin Europe’s leading blue-chip stocks index, the Euro Stoxx 50 this month after the building materials giant’s shares surged in value in (...)

Investors in Apple are likely to be ‘unconcerned on a relative basis’ about the EU ruling, says one analyst

Shares in Apple fell slightly in New York as investors largely shrugged off a European Commission ruling that the company must pay up to €13 billion i(...)

CRH’s interim results are scheduled for release on August 25th. The company currently has a €24.3 billion market capitalisation

Shares in CRH soared to a nine-year high on Wednesday, trading on speculation the building materials group is on the cusp of joining Europe’s most inf(...)

Micheal Chadwick, chairman of Grafton Group, at its agm in May: property profits of £6 million in the half-year were higher than anticipated as a result of a property disposal in London.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Grafton Group is due to report first-half results this Thursday. The builders merchanting and DIY group’s stock came under pressure last month followi(...)