Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

World stocks were flat on Wednesday amid growing anxiety ahead of Washington’s end of week deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. The MSCI All(...)

Traders work on the floor  in the New York Stock Exchange.  Photograph: Bryan Smith/Getty Images

World stock markets edged lower on Thursday, with Wall Street slightly lower and the US dollar modestly weaker after details of a Republican tax plan(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

 Euronext Stock Exchange,  Paris: European markets made gains on Thursday, ending a three-day slide with London’s FTSE up 1.09 per cent. The CAC in Paris rose 0.8 per cent and Germany’s Dax was 0.49 per cent higher. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty

World stocks climbed as riskier assets like equities received a bump from a second day of positive US data and worries eased over the impact of Brita(...)

Low-budget airline  Ryanair closed up nearly 3 per cent at €11.32. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

World stocks rose for a third day although bond yields remained subdued, reflecting concerns about the global economy and expectations for more stimu(...)

Ryanair closing up nearly 3 per cent at €13.60, which was roughly in line with its European rivals. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

World equity markets capped a fifth week of gains yesterday, their best run in more than two years, as a 2016 high for oil, the dollar’s recent decli(...)

Kingspan shares increased nearly 5% to €23.35 on the back of positive quarterly numbers and a full-year profit forecast of €250m

World equity indexes fell and oil prices weakened on yesterday as disappointing trade data in China stoked further concerns over weakening global grow(...)

A screen shows the final tally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, yesterday.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year yesterday and commodities got another kicking, as more alarming data from China sent(...)

Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary. Shares in the airline jumped 3.6 per cent to €11.21 yesterday on foot of a 2 per cent reversal in oil prices, which wiped out gains from the previous two sessions. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

World financial markets were unsettled again yesterday amid a week-long sell-off in benchmark government bonds and volatile oil prices. Britain(...)