Friday April 10, 2015
Stock markets have hit record highs. London's top share index soared to new levels as real estate stocks extended gains from a rebound in property prices.
Friday March 20, 2015
London's top share index hit record highs, moving above 7,000 points for the first time in its history.
Thursday February 26, 2015
German insurer Allianz today raised its dividend by less than expected after earnings in its core property and casualty insurance businesses lagged.
Friday February 13, 2015
The German economy, Europe's biggest, expanded by a surprisingly strong 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing full-year growth to 1.6%.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
The Greek Defence Minister says that if Germany remains rigid on its EU deal, Greece can look elsewhere - to the US, Russia and maybe China for help.
Monday December 29, 2014
Ireland's benchmark stock index is one of the best international performers in 2014 and set to end the year trading above the psychologically important 5,000 mark.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Japanese stocks fell to their lowest level in five months in Asian trade this morning.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
A sell-off in European stocks accelerated today, with a key index suffering its biggest one-day slide in nearly three years as investors slashed exposure to risky assets on mounting worries about global growth.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Industrial output in the euro zone fell by 1.8% in August, official data showed today, a steep drop and another sign that recession in the 18-nation currency bloc could return.
Monday December 30, 2013
The Irish Stock Exchange has outperformed other major European stock markets this year in terms of percentage returns.