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The New York Stock Exchange. Market analysts said investor sentiment was underpinned, but not driven, by Mr Trump’s first address to Congress. Photograph: Reuters

Irish shares jumped 2.4 per cent on Wednesday to a 14-month high as investors globally moved out of bonds and into equities on bets that a US interest(...)

The markets were caught off guard by Trump’s election in November  but investors have decided to focus on the positive – for the moment at least

For financial market rollercoaster junkies fearing it will be hard next year to top volatility inspired by Brexit and Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Mar(...)

A woman walks past posters from the far-right political movement Casapound calling for a “No” vote in the constitutional referendum in Rome. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/Getty Images

Traders in Dublin will have their eyes on New Zealand on Sunday night as polls close in Italy’s landmark referendum – or, more precisely, on New Zeal(...)

Fexco said consumers were cashing in on a weaker sterling, with the company recording an uptick in personal customers sending money to the UK. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

The Brexit-related crash in sterling has led to a sharp increase in Irish imports from the UK, according to Irish foreign-exchange specialist Fexco. (...)

 Bank of England governor Mark Carney delivers a speech on the UK economy at the Queen Mary University in London on Tuesday. Mr Carney said that there would be no interest rate rise for now. Photograph: EPA

Borrowers are delighted but the despair drags on for savers as Bank of England governor Mark Carney has made it clear that there is no prospect of an (...)

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