In New York, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell on Tuesday, as technology stocks pulled back. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares closed higher ahead of a blizzard of political, economic and corporate events, with a Brexit vote and Apple results on Tuesday and a F(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US shares were lower in mid-afternoon trading in all-round choppy session on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares fell on Wednesday, as markets globally were rattled by weaker-than-expected quarterly sales from technology giant IBM as well as fears(...)

Harcourt brought High Court proceedings against Surrey-based Crest Nicholson (South West) Limited alleging it was “improperly” threatening to have Harcourt wound up. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A legal action aimed at preventing a UK company having Irish-based Harcourt Developments wound up over a disputed debt of £2 million (€2.26 million) h(...)

Traders  in NYSE, November 9th, 2017. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Broad equity market declines in Asia and Europe and a lower open on Wall Street threatened to spoil the longest winning streak for MSCI’s global stock(...)

Ryanair’s modest reversal in the context of a sector-wide decline was viewed as positive by traders. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

European stocks ended the session little changed and near a 21-month high as investors assessed a mix of earnings reports from companies including Eas(...)

Financials were among the worst performers yesterday, with Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB each falling more than 5 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Stocks in Europe fell to an almost four-month low as speculation intensified that Britain will vote to leave the EU and traders awaited the outcome o(...)

Deutsche Annington: its initial public offering (IPO) will  seek to raise €575-592 million, compared with an original goal of up to €1.2 billion

Deutsche Annington, Germany’s largest residential real estate company, is taking a fresh stab at a stock market listing, albeit with lowered ambitions(...)