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European shares opened lower on Thursday after gains spurred by advances in vaccines to fight Covid-19, but data across Europe underscored the economi(...)

The Dow hit a record high on Monday after Moderna became the second US company in a week to report positive results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial, raising hopes of a quicker economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/Getty Images

European shares ended at a more-than-eight-month high on Monday as positive data from Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine boosted investor confidence in a fast(...)

President Donald Trump smiles at supporters after a campaign rally in Michigan. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

European stock markets rose in early trading on Tuesday as investors bet on a clear win for Joe Biden as the United States votes in its most polarised(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European shares broke a four-day winning run on Thursday, with banks reeling from the prospect of near-zero interest rates for a prolonged period, whi(...)

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday. Photograph: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

European shares closed at a near one-week low on Monday as signs of a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Germany and elsewhere unnerved investors hopi(...)

European shares retreated on Thursday as a spike in Covid-19 cases in China and some US states triggered fears of a second wave of infections, knockin(...)

Photograph: iStock

Sterling edged lower on Thursday against both the US dollar and the euro as a combination of business activity data and the risk of sub-zero interest (...)

The closing numbers are displayed after the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP

European shares succumbed to their biggest-ever slump and Dublin’s Iseq plunged the most since the Brexit referendum as investors baulked at US and Eu(...)

US stocks tumbled to a one-month low on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

“A lot of red on the screen” was how traders summarised the market performance on Friday as global news hit markets. European stocks took serious dam(...)

Property shares, including housebuilder Cairn, were in demand in Dublin

European shares, which were buoyed early on Friday by rising hopes of a US interest rate cut, ended the session off their highs as fresh political tro(...)

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