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Shares rally after Trump signals strike on Syria not imminent

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index outperformed wider European markets on Thursday, rising 0.95 per cent. European shares rose alongside a relief rally across global markets after US president Donald Trump signalled that military strikes in Syria may not be imminent. However, the signals were not sufficient for UK investors, and Britain’s FTSE 100 remained flat […]

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Syria relief rally helps European shares edge higher

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index outperformed wider European markets on Thursday, rising 0.95 per cent. European shares rose alongside a relief rally across global markets after US president Trump signalled that military strikes in Syria may not be imminent. However, the signals weren’t sufficient for UK investors and Britain’s FTSE 100 remained flat on the […]

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Markets edge down on trade war jitters

Stock markets edged downwards on Friday after US president Donald Trump’s threat to impose an extra $100 billion in tariffs on China exacerbated fears of a more serious trade dispute, while the dollar paused ahead of crucial US payrolls data. European shares followed their Asian counterparts into the red but the falls were limited, and […]

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Markets edge down on trade war jitters

Stock markets edged downwards on Friday after US president Donald Trump’s threat to impose an extra $100 billion in tariffs on China exacerbated fears of a more serious trade dispute, while the dollar paused ahead of crucial US payrolls data. European shares followed their Asian counterparts into the red but the falls were limited, and […]

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Stock markets rally after trade war fears ebb

European stocks jumped to their highest level in more than two weeks on Thursday as investors bought back into risky assets and trade tensions between the United States and China appeared to ebb. After a retaliatory blow from China against proposed US tariffs drew conciliatory noises from Washington, some investors calculated a full-blown trade war […]

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Brewing US-China trade war takes the fizz out of European stocks

European shares fell as China’s response to US tariffs fuelled fears of a trade war. DUBLIN The Irish market reflected the rest of Europe. Cider maker C&C surged 8.75 per cent to close at €2.86 after announcing that it was buying UK drinks distributor Matthew Clark Bibendum. The Irish company will pay a nominal sum […]

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Dropbox a bright spot on negative week for Silicon Valley

After a relatively difficult week for Silicon Valley as investor sentiment turned sour against companies like Facebook, one bright light came in the form of Dropbox, which went public on Friday. The company jumped as much as 48 per cent after it debuted on the Nasdaq on a day when fears continued to mount over […]

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US stocks re-enter correction territory on Trump Chinese tariff plan

The Dow Jones briefly re-entered correction territory on Thursday after industrials and steel stocks tumbled following the Trump administration’s plan for heavy import tariffs aimed at China renewed investor concern about the break out of a global trade war. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite all closed down more than 2 […]

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European markets buoyed up by insurance heavyweights

European shares rose on Thursday, after two days of losses, with equities buoyed by good results from companies including insurance heavyweights Munich Re and Generali. However, Société Générale fell after its deputy chief executive unexpectedly resigned, Swedish fashion retailer H&M declined after weaker-than-expected results and consumer goods giant Unilever lost ground in both its London […]

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Mixed trading across Europe as worries persist over Trump’s tariffs

The Iseq in Dublin was flat as trading remained choppy across Europe on geopolitical concerns. Engineering firm GKN and miners dragged the FTSE 100 into the red, with a broker downgrade for Just Eat also weighing on the London market. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average in New York fell as worries […]

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