96 results

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(...)

Marine Le Pen of the anti-immigrant National Front wants to nationalise airports and highway operators and make banks lend more to the private sector.   Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Top executives at some of France’s most powerful companies have a lot riding on the upcoming presidential elections. Depending on who wins, they might(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange  in New York. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average swung between losses and gains on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European stocks closed little changed, halting a four-day losing streak, as gains in banks were tempered by losses in energy and mining shares. The p(...)

Nuclear reactor number one of the Flamanville nuclear plant after an explosion at the plant in Flamanville, northwestern France. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

A fire caused an explosion at the Flamanville nuclear power plant in northwest France on Thursday, leading the operator EDF to take a reactor offline,(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street investors viewed the Federal Reserve’s interest rate outlook as a sign of confidence in the economy. Photograph: Reuters

European shares rose on Thursday, with the Iseq in Dublin soaring 100 points above the level it was at before the Brexit referendum, as the euro tumb(...)

  Traders  on the  of the New York Stock Exchange: European markets had to wait until Thursday’s session  for  investors’  reaction to the US Fed’s  announcement that rates would remain unchanged. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

European equities were buoyed by a rally across global stock markets following the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep US interest rates on hold. Its a(...)

Carrington Power Station is the first large-scale gas-fired power plant to be opened in the UK since 2013.

The ESB has opened the UK’s first new large gas plant in three years. The plant near Manchester began electricity generation this week. The plant, wi(...)

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site  near Bridgwater in Britain, September 14th, 2016. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Britain will get its first new nuclear power station for a generation after Theresa May’s government gave the go-ahead to a new plant at Hinkley Poin(...)

Men work at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site near Bridgwater in Britain, on August 4th. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

China has cautioned Britain against closing the door to Chinese money and said relations were at a crucial juncture after prime minister Theresa May (...)

The site in southwest England where the Hinkley Point nuclear power station is due to be built. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Executives from French electricity company EDF have cancelled their trip to southwest England to sign contracts for the Hinkley Point nuclear plant a(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • Next
  • Last »