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Sterling regained its poise somewhat on Thursday, trading at 90.5p against the euro, having previously traded at 91.2p the day before. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

Traders are bracing for more big price swings in sterling between now and the expected October 31st Brexit date, with a three-month volatility gauge h(...)

The newly issued £1 coin. Sterling rallied by as much as 0.6 per cent to 86.3p after the prime minister’s speech and the European Commission’s initial response. Photo Illustration: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

European financial markets endured a choppy day of trading on Wednesday as markets digested the UK’s formal pressing of the start button on leaving th(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May. Her speech on Tuesday is expected to outline her Brexit plans.

Many Irish importers have been actively buying sterling in recent days as they bet that sterling’s renewed weakness against the euro, ahead of a key (...)

British prime minister Theresa May  addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Ireland may be cushioned from the worst of Brexit as UK prime minister Theresa May said on Monday she intends to avoid a “cliff edge” for British busi(...)

The euro has risen almost 2 per cent since the weekend to a five-year high of 88.4p on Wednesday

The Taoiseach has warned that exporters now face into a “very different” marketplace after the UK’s June Brexit vote. “This is an important time for (...)

While most European markets, including Dublin, ended the session little changed or lower, the FTSE 100 index surged 1.2 per cent to close at its highest level since May of last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro on Monday after British prime minister Teresa May pledged over the weekend to trigger the start of (...)

The headquarters of Monte Dei Paschi di Siena  in  Tuscany. Italy’s number-three bank has taken a hammering on the stock market recently. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

As Irish shares threaten to enter a bear market for the first time since 2011, the outlook may depend on two events: how the UK “bails out” of the EU (...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the night of EU referendum. In the run-up to the referendum, global stocks and currencies swung between gains and losses. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Chicken chow mein, pizzas and energy drinks were the favoured investments of currency traders last night as they pulled an all-nighter in case of ano(...)

Expectations are growing that the ECB will cut interest rates at its monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon. Photograph:  Lisi Niesner/Reuters

Inflation in the Eurozone dropped to 0.5 per cent in March, the lowest level in over four years, raising expectations that the European Central(...)