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European stocks fall as car shares skid

European stocks fell on Thursday as car industry shares came under pressure after the US launched an investigation into auto imports, while stocks were also weighed down by US president Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Dublin The Iseq market closed flat as decent gains for many stocks […]

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Markets trend down as US-China trade talks hit obstacle

Global stocks sold off while investors raced for the safety of the Japanese yen and some government bonds on Wednesday as concerns rose that setbacks to US-China trade talks would undermine world economic growth. US president Donald Trump said trade discussions with China would need to be rerouted, saying the current track appeared “too hard […]

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Oil rally drives European shares higher

European shares were supported on Wednesday by strength in oil stocks after US president Donald Trump pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, boosting crude prices. While some well-received earnings updates also provided support to the overall market, shares in companies with exposure to Iran fell, with plane maker Airbus and car makers […]

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Uncertainty over Iran nuclear deal scares markets

European shares edged up 0.1 per cent on Tuesday, but Italian stocks were a weak spot as the threat of a snap election grew, while earnings and deal-making sparked some large individual moves elsewhere. Wall Street was lower in choppy trading in the afternoon, as oil prices slid on uncertainty over whether US president Donald […]

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Uncertainty over Irand deal and Italian elections scare markets

European shares edged up 0.1 per cent on Tuesday, but Italian stocks were a weak spot as the threat of a snap election grew, while earnings and deal-making sparked some large individual moves elsewhere. Wall Street was lower in choppy trading in the afternoon, as oil prices slid on uncertainty over whether US president Donald […]

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Oil prices fall as market awaits Trump decision on Iran

Oil prices eased slightly on Tuesday, a day after hitting three-year highs, as investors braced for President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. Asian shares picked up, helped by technology stocks as generally upbeat earnings overcame weakness in the global smartphone market and concerns about more […]

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Emerging market currencies slip after worst week since 2016

Emerging markets currencies faced further selling on Monday on the heels of the worst week in more than a year, with a resurgent dollar and a slew of local issues sparking jitters among investors.  In European action on Monday, the JPMorgan emerging markets currency index slipped 0.29 per cent.  The Turkish lira faced the heaviest […]

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Oil prices rise for a third day

Oil rose for a third day amid geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and expectations for a decline in US crude stockpiles. Futures in New York climbed as much as 1 per cent, set for the highest close since late 2014. A measure of oil volatility rose the most in two weeks amid concern that […]

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US 10-year Treasury yield on brink of 3%

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note was on the cusp of 3 per cent for the first time in more than four years on Monday, as concern about inflation returned. Oil’s move above $70 a barrel and firmer metal prices have fanned worries about inflation, which for much of the post-financial crisis period has […]

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CRH shares soar while INM recovers lost ground

Shares in CRH soared the most in eight months on Friday, lifting Dublin’s Iseq index, as investors mulled over comments made by the building materials group’s chief executive, in which he said that options to increase shareholder value are under careful review. Meanwhile, the pan-European Stoxx index held steady at the end of a strong […]

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