US stock indexes edged further into record territory today following more signs that the economy is growing in the way that investors love.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
US stocks bobbed higher today as technology and consumer-focused companies regained a sliver of their losses from the day before.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Rose Martin looks at the new Ovo range of furniture and Ikea’s wild venture into Saville Row tailoring
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
US stocks have taken another small step backwards after a plunge in the price of oil dragged down shares of energy producers.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Uber’s net loss widened to $1.46bn (€1.23bn) in the third quarter as the US taxi- hailing leader struggled to fend off competition, legal challenges and regulatory scrutiny.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
US President Donald Trump’s warning to North Korea and Pyongyang’s threat of possible armed retaliation drove investors out of stocks and other risky assets and into textbook safe havens like gold and US debt paper.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Losses for energy and technology companies left most US stocks lower today.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Apple made its biggest jump in six months on Wednesday, helping send the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 points for the first time.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
US stock indexes returned to records on Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
US stock indexes nudged higher today after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
US stock indexes have held steady after the price of oil halted its slide, at least for now.
US stock indexes edged lower for the second day in a row as a sharp drop for banks and a rare loss for technology companies cancelled out gains for drug makers and consumer-focused companies.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Energy companies jumped with the price of oil on Wednesday, but overall stocks finished only slightly higher as a quiet week of trading continued.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
US stock indexes fluttered up and down on Thursday - then ended the day a fraction above where they started.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
US stock indexes made tiny gains today as news of several corporate deals helped lift the market.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
US stocks held steady on Wall Street and bond prices gave back some of their big gains from Wednesday as a rally fuelled by the Federal Reserve's announcement on interest rates faded.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
Bank stocks have jumped on hopes that bigger profits are ahead and US indexes again pushed to record highs.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Stocks around the world continued their march higher on Monday, and US indexes again hit new highs.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
Wall Street capped a subdued day of trading today with a tiny gain and another milestone.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
With Donald Trump set to enter the White House later this month and populists on the march across Europe, political risk will loom large in 2017.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2017
Banks took the biggest losses amid a slump in US stocks as investors worried about the financial health of Germany's Deutsche Bank.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
US stocks have closed barely higher as big gains for utilities balanced out losses for retailers like Lowe's, Target and Staples.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
US stocks edged higher overnight as energy companies climbed with the price of oil.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Oil prices slid after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world grappling with an excess of unwanted crude.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Gold advanced to the highest in seven weeks, boosted as investor confidence in the dollar waivered amid doubts US interest rates will rise this year.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Sterling tumbled versus the euro and reversed an advance against the dollar after the Bank of England yesterday signalled there is scope to keep interest rates at a record low as inflation weakness persists.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
Gay Byrne chats to Hozier on The Meaning of Life tomorrow on RTÉ One.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Cautious oil market bulls are stirring, sensing higher prices for future months after a first whisper that the glut may be set to slowly shrink.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
China’s key stock market index has surged 5.3%, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia rose following Wall Street’s rebound, giving investors some relief after gut-wrenching global losses.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Uber’s global bookings are projected to rise nearly threefold this year to $10.84bn (€9.54bn) and reach $26.12bn the next, according to a recent presentation for potential investors seen by Reuters.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
iOS 9’s Low Power battery-saving mode will extend the life of your iPhone, but will reduce performance significantly.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Concerns over Greece's latest effort to avoid a default weighed on US financial markets today.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Major Wall Street indexes finished the day just short of where they started, despite plenty of news.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Oil prices rallied for a second straight day yesterday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began air strikes in Yemen, sparking fears of a bigger Middle East battle that could disrupt world crude supplies.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
US stocks ended a strong 2014 with moderate declines today.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014
A strong jobs report has boosted US and European stocks, leaving the Dow Jones industrial average just short of the 18,000 mark.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
The US stock market eked out another record close ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy and some corporate earnings.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
A slump in energy stocks hit a rebound in Wall Street indexes yesterday as the price of oil plunged the most in two years.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the US economy, nudging the stock market to a small loss.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border rattled US stock markets, knocking them down in the afternoon and sending traders into the safety of US government bonds.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
A burst of buying in US stocks defied slumps in other markets and offered hope for investors shaken by geopolitical turmoil.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
Apax Partners stands to score a 10,000% gain on its 2005 investment in King Digital Entertainment as the maker of smartphone game Candy Crush Saga prepares its initial public offering.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
Thu, 08 Aug, 2013
WHEN we think of Australian wine we think of Shiraz.
Sun, 11 Nov, 2012
US petrol and heating oil futures gained and US treasuries also rose yesterday, as economic worries over Hurricane Sandy fuelled safe-haven buying in thin trading volume as the powerful storm began to batter the US east coast.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
US stock prices have been checked by a warning from the huge package delivery company FedEx that its profits would be hurt because of a slowdown in the global economy.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
The euro fell below $1.24, near a two-year low last night, as Italian borrowing costs soared and concerns mounted over Spain’s banking sector.
Thu, 31 May, 2012
Who says the family meal is dead? Carol O’Callaghan muses on the style and placing of the dining room in our lives
Sat, 26 May, 2012
World stocks erased the year’s gains and German bond yields slid to record lows yesterday as investors fled risky investments for safe-haven assets on the eurozone’s deepening debt woes.
Sat, 19 May, 2012
World stocks dived today after a failure by Greece’s political leaders to form a coalition government set the stage for new elections next month, keeping Europe’s debt crisis centre stage.
Wed, 16 May, 2012
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