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Kerry, which announced the sale of its consumer foods’ meats and meals business late on Thursday, was flat at €106.60

A slide in European bank and energy stocks was exacerbated by hawkish comments from a Federal Reserve official, which also saw the Stoxx 600 index sna(...)

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US equity futures edged higher and European stocks rose on Tuesday as investors took in their stride an up-tick in coronavirus infections in several n(...)

 Stocks have never closed the year higher after being down by more than 30%. Photograph: Getty Images

Just weeks after plunging into the fastest bear market in history, strategists are now asking: could the S&P 500 actually close higher in 2020? Th(...)

St Louis federal reserve chair James Bullard has predicted the US unemployment rate may hit 30 per cent in the second quarter.

More than 22 million American have lost their jobs in the last four weeks as the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the US, according to government(...)

US president Donald Trump with Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A widely watched bond market indicator sent its strongest recession warning in more than a decade this week, as the global growth outlook dimmed and q(...)

Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell: the Fed noted that inflation continued to run below its 2% target

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady but shifted towards a more dovish stance and pointed to possible interest rate cuts in the future, citi(...)

Things can change quickly in markets, as Amazon shareholders have discovered. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters

Investors fret over global slowdown Last Wednesday was an especially bloody day for stock markets. Tech stocks were hammered, with the Nasdaq’s 4.4 p(...)

The dollar has been pressured by uproar over US president Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey. Photograph: Getty Images

The dollar steadied close to six-month lows against a basket of currencies on Monday, as investors took stock of a week of political turmoil in the Un(...)

Irish government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election.

Irish and other European government bonds fell in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to fret about the impact of Donald Trump’s victory(...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus shares rose 3.4 per cent, marking  a reversal of recent sentiment towards airline stocks in the wake of the Ebola scare. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks rose yesterday, ending the longest rout in 11 years, while Italian and Greek bonds gained on prospects for more stimulus. Ten-year It(...)

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