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The main mover on the Iseq was CRH. Shares in the building materials giant jumped on speculation that it is preparing to sell the north American glass building products unit. File photograph: The Irish Times

European stocks jumped 2.5 per cent on Tuesday, boosted by a strong rebound in technology shares as worries somewhat eased over the Omicron coronaviru(...)

Money market traders have now fully priced in a 10-basis-point rate hike by the European Central Bank in December 2022. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

European stocks slumped to a three-week low on Tuesday, clocking their worst session in nearly two months, as a resurgence in Covid-19 cases raised fe(...)

US stocks climbed from intraday lows as traders weighed disappointing earnings and bond-market gyrations sparked by concerns over inflation and monetary tightening. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European equities ended flat on Friday as a jump in major financial stocks,driven by surging bond yields, offset weakness in high dividend-yielding s(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes rallied on Thursday, boosted by technology stocks and strong quarterly results from Bank of America and Walgreens. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European stocks rose on Thursday, hitting the highest level in more than two weeks as investors bet a steady economic recovery from the pandemic-indu(...)

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European shares rose on Tuesday after their biggest fall in two months on easing worries about the spillover from the crisis at China’s Evergrande, wh(...)

Wall Street indexes fell on Thursday as an unexpected rise in retail sales pointed to resilience in the economic recovery. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks rose on Thursday as travel names broke a four-day losing streak after Ryanair lifted its long-term traffic forecast, offsetting concer(...)

Wall Street indexes were supported by gains in defensive and heavyweight technology stocks on Thursday afternoon. Photograph: Bloomberg

Falling commodity prices, regulatory shake-ups in China and signs that the United States may ease up on economic stimulus hit European shares hard on(...)

US markets were mixed on Thursday as a report showed jobless claims increased last week while the country still reckons with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and yields on safe-haven assets such as US treasuries were little changed.

European stocks rose for a third session on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) pledged to keep interest rates at record lows for even lon(...)

Bank of Ireland retreated 1.49 per cent to €4.353.

European stocks hit new highs on Monday, but airline and travel shares took a hit as fears grew that Covid-19’s delta variant would become region’s do(...)

CureVac was punished after its Covid vaccine trial failed.

Global stocks continued a steady descent from record highs reached earlier in the week and the dollar strengthened after the US central bank brought f(...)

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