Tuesday September 01, 2015
Wall Street opened sharply lower after weak data from China heightened fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and its effect on global growth.
Thursday August 27, 2015
US markets have risen sharply in early trade, a day after posting their biggest one-day gain in four years, as data showed the US economy grew faster in the second quarter than initially thought.
Wednesday August 26, 2015
US stocks rose in early trading, helped by stronger-than-expected durable goods data, raising hopes that Wall Street will snap its six-day losing streak.
Tuesday August 25, 2015
Many global stock markets rebounded today with world stocks, oil prices and bond yields all rising after China cut interest rates and banks' reserve requirements in a bid to kick-start its wavering economy.
Friday August 14, 2015
Scientists have invented a speedy method to make potent painkilling opioids using bio-engineered baker's yeast instead of poppies.
Thursday August 13, 2015
China's Lenovo Group will lay off 10% of white-collar staff after sales of Motorola handsets fell by a third, raising doubts over the personal computer giant's bet that a money-losing brand it bought for nearly $3 billion will help it become a global smartphone leader.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
The proportion of Irish Government bonds held overseas has continued to increase, according to the Central Bank.
Friday August 07, 2015
Emirates National Oil will delist Irish-listed oil and gas explorer Dragon Oil from the London and Irish stock exchanges after successfully completing its takeover of the company, reports The Irish Independent.
Thursday August 06, 2015
Apple's new music streaming service has attracted more than eleven million members during its free trial period, the company has said.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
Debris found on an Indian Ocean island last week is from MH370, Malaysia's prime minister announced this evening, confirming for the first time that the plane which mysteriously disappeared 17 months ago had crashed.