A woman, wearing a protective mask, crosses Piazza Duomo with her bicycle in Milan

US stocks rose on Monday after volatile trading in Europe driven by expectations that central banks and governments are preparing to deliver support t(...)

A nurse at a medical checkpoint at the entrance of Spedali Civili hospital, Brescia, Italy. Photograph: Filippo Venezia/EPA

The coronavirus Covid-19 is now spreading much more rapidly outside China than within the country, leading the world into uncharted territory, but the(...)

Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will take necessary steps to stabilise markets jolted by the coronavirus outbre(...)

Workers from a disinfection service company sanitize a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony where a woman known as “Patient 31” attended a service in Daegu, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/Reuters

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the e(...)

People fishing in the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell won’t be kept company by his European Central Bank and Bank of Japan counterparts at this year’s Jackson Hole p(...)

Haruhiko Kuroda: the Bank of Japan governor is attempting, like his counterparts across the world, to jump-start inflation.

For years, central banks across the world worried about inflation getting too high. In the past few years they have faced an even more intractable ch(...)

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda. The bank’s board pledged to expand the monetary base until inflation is stable above the 2 per cent target. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

The Bank of Japan shifted the focus of its monetary stimulus away from a rigid target for expanding the supply of money to controlling the shape of yi(...)

Haruhiko Kuroda, the governor of the Bank of Japan. He signalled that the Bank of Japan stands ready to ease monetary policy further. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Asian shares rose on Monday after a weaker-than-expected US jobs report prompted investors to trim expectations that the Federal Reserve would rise i(...)

Ryanair was one of the biggest gainers among European equities, rallying 6.1 per cent on Monday after maintaining its full-year profit forecast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

European stocks rose on Monday while oil maintained its losses after sliding to the lowest close since May. Gold extended its first back-to-back week(...)

Fyffes lost 2.2 per cent in early trading in Dublin on Friday

The Iseq stood out as a bright spot in a weaker overall European equities markets in early Friday trading as the index’s largest member, CRH, raised i(...)

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