Royal Dutch Shell hit its lowest in more than six months after warning third-quarter production was set to drop sharply. Photograph: Bloomberg

European equities fluctuated before finishing narrowly in the red, cementing the moribund mood of the previous session. However, US stocks climbed in(...)

Reducing costs is vital for Shell’s plans to move into the power sector and renewables where margins are relatively low

Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs, or over 10% of its workforce, as part of a major overhaul to shift the oil an(...)

Greencoat Renewables shed 1.68 per cent of its value to close at €1.17. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

World stock markets rose yesterday on encouraging signs of progress in developing a Covid-19 vaccine, while several multibillion-dollar deals also hel(...)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all rose in the first hours of trading in New York. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares rose on Wednesday, as investors shrugged off the previous day’s heavy losses for US technology stocks as well as rising fears that the(...)

A man stands in a flooded street in  Haiti,  during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura. Photograph:  Estailove St-Val/AFP via Getty Images

Coastal residents in low-lying areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hu(...)

Wall Street stocks rose as technology companies rebounded. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks slid into negative territory after the US Federal Reserve signalled its ongoing concern about the effect of the pandemic on the world’(...)

Danish shipping group Maersk, a bellwether for global trade, issued forecast-beating full-year earnings.

European stocks closed higher on Wednesday following new record highs for Wall Street’s main indexes, while airlines rallied on hopes of a shorter qua(...)

Last year the power group earmarked €600m for new wind farms. File photograph: Bloomberg

US investor I Squared Capital hopes to sell Irish energy group Energia later this year in a deal worth €2 billion, according to reports on Wednesday. (...)

 The New York Stock Exchange: tech stocks were under pressure on Monday. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

European equities gained as investors kept an eye on Washington stimulus talks, with banks and oil shares the biggest risers. Markets bounced, having (...)

US stocks fell sharply on Thursday. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares sank to a one-month low on Thursday, hit by underwhelming earnings reports, a dire reading of the German economy’s health, and US pres(...)

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