Federal Reserve chief  Jerome Powell  has come under pressure from markets and Donald Trump to cut rates. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Stocks may be flying high in 2019 but analysts aren’t nearly as cheery as investors right now. According to Citigroup’s earnings revisions index, anal(...)

As investors flocked to the safety of government bonds, the 10-year US Treasuries yield fell below its May 29th low. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Asian shares slid on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve raised rates, as expected, and kept most of its guidance for additional hikes next two year(...)

Canada is to legalise medicinal cannabis next month. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Like volatility? Then forget cryptocurrencies and get into cannabis stocks. Canada is to legalise medicinal cannabis next month, a move that has trigg(...)

Although the rhetoric coming from the Trump administration is “pretty wild and heated”, the reality has been “pretty mild”. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The escalation in global trade tensions hit stocks last week. Should investors be worried? Certainly, a proper trade war could do real damage. A 10 pe(...)

Donald Trump: the US president’s tweets suggest he sees himself as God’s gift to the stock market. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Donald Trump’s erratic behaviour and the Federal Reserve’s recent warning about expensive stock market valuations have occupied investors’ minds latel(...)

Sterling slid against most other major currencies and oil prices fell as five polls from four companies put the Leave campaign ahead. Photograph: Juan Carlos Hidalgo/EPA

The Iseq share index fell below the key psychological 6,000-point level in late trading yesterday for the first time since February as investors cont(...)

Iseq index fell temporarily below the key psychological 6,000-point level in late trading on Tuesday for the first time since the global markets sell-off in mid-February.

Ireland’s Iseq index fell temporarily below the key psychological 6,000-point level in late trading on Tuesday for the first time since the global mar(...)