Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Markets

# markets - All time

Anticipated iPhone 5 release blamed for lower-than-expected Apple results
# Apple
# Apple

Anticipated iPhone 5 release blamed for lower-than-expected Apple results

Jul 25th 2012, 8:17 AM 8,266 Views 55 Comments

Apple revenues up 22.5 per cent to $35 billion for three months ending in June – but don’t meet expectations

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection

Jul 24th 2012, 10:41 AM 1,774 Views 12 Comments

Yields on Spanish and Italian bonds hit record highs yesterday as uncertainty in the markets continues.

Spanish borrowing costs hit record high
# Markets
# Markets

Spanish borrowing costs hit record high

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:31 AM 2,284 Views 16 Comments

Investor action this morning reflects growing scepticism about efforts to stabilise Spain’s banks.

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,227 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms
# Greece
# Greece

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms

Jul 5th 2012, 11:34 AM 2,070 Views 34 Comments

Antonis Samaras is hoping to renegotiate the country’s second bailout…

Ireland returns to the markets today - here's what you need to know
# Markets
# Markets

Ireland returns to the markets today - here's what you need to know

Jul 5th 2012, 8:11 AM 4,130 Views 16 Comments

The NTMA is set to try and raise money for the first time since Ireland was bailed out, with a €500m debt auction.

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote
# Greece
# Greece

Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote

Jun 18th 2012, 7:59 AM 1,755 Views 6 Comments

Dealers cheered the Greek result, which saw the New Democracy party win about 30 percent of the vote – while bond yields in Spain and Italy fell sharply.

Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti
# Contagion
# Contagion

Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti

Jun 13th 2012, 10:44 AM 780 Views 4 Comments

“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.

Column: Let's stop pussyfooting around the Bloxham debacle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's stop pussyfooting around the Bloxham debacle

May 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 105 Views 20 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson is fed up with the light-touch reporting on the Bloxham demise – and with what he deems as inaction by the Central Bank and Financial Regulator.

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment
# Euro
# Euro

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment

May 30th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,706 Views 6 Comments

Euro trading lower against US dollar.

FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks
# Bank Bailouts
# Bank Bailouts

FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks

May 30th 2012, 8:44 AM 3,521 Views 29 Comments

Spain looking at issuing promissory notes to prop up its largest bank to the tune of €19bn. Don’t do it, says the Financial Times – just look at Ireland…

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat

May 29th 2012, 7:00 AM 27 Views 52 Comments

The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…

Stocks open mixed as Europe summit disappoints
# Markets
# Markets

Stocks open mixed as Europe summit disappoints

May 24th 2012, 3:05 PM 1,301 Views 1 Comment

European markets are up – but only modestly – while the US markets tread water after an indecisive summit in Brussels.

European markets open in positive territory amid Chinese hopes
# Markets
# Markets

European markets open in positive territory amid Chinese hopes

May 22nd 2012, 10:54 AM 1,349 Views 4 Comments

Investors are also enthused by suggestions that Greece will recapitalise four of its major banks later this week.

EU chief: suggestion of Greek exit is 'nonsense' and 'propaganda'
# Greece
# Greece

EU chief: suggestion of Greek exit is 'nonsense' and 'propaganda'

May 15th 2012, 7:48 AM 919 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, more coalition talks.

Going down: Markets fall across Europe as Spain sells off €2.9bn of bonds
# The Markets
# The Markets

Going down: Markets fall across Europe as Spain sells off €2.9bn of bonds

May 14th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,776 Views 16 Comments

Spain paid a higher interest rate on the short-term bonds as markets have reacted badly to the ongoing uncertainty in Greece and the wider eurozone.

Mortgage arrears continue to increase, says BOI
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Mortgage arrears continue to increase, says BOI

Apr 24th 2012, 8:02 AM 2,179 Views 19 Comments

Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.

Rates up but Spanish bond sale passes off
# Spain
# Spain

Rates up but Spanish bond sale passes off

Apr 19th 2012, 12:03 PM 1,533 Views 2 Comments

Spain sold €2.5 billion in debt successfully this morning, with higher interest from investors than expected.

Spanish debt sales cause Euro to weaken
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish debt sales cause Euro to weaken

Apr 17th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,541 Views 10 Comments

Spain’s 10 year bond yields have traded above six per cent for a second day as the country prepares for bond auctions on 12- and 18-month bills.

President warns of democratic and intellectual crises
# Unfreedom
# Unfreedom

President warns of democratic and intellectual crises

Feb 22nd 2012, 9:46 AM 3,238 Views 56 Comments

Michael D Higgins told the audience at the LSE that if Ireland had retained some of the elements of its national revival, the economic collapse may not be as bad as it is.

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route

Feb 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 94 Views 16 Comments

We’re running scared from the financial bogeymen, but our governments could easily take control, writes Martin O’Dea.

Apple shares now cost more than iPads
# Apple
# Apple

Apple shares now cost more than iPads

Feb 13th 2012, 4:18 PM 4,566 Views 11 Comments

Apple is now the most valuable company in the world, with a single share setting you back more than an iPad 2.

Stocks rise on news of Greek parliament's approval of austerity measures
# The Markets
# The Markets

Stocks rise on news of Greek parliament's approval of austerity measures

Feb 13th 2012, 11:12 AM 967 Views 9 Comments

Greece is now on course to receive a second bailout and the markets quite like that…

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds
# Bondholder
# Bondholder

This man owns €1.9bn in Irish government bonds

Feb 8th 2012, 2:22 PM 12,103 Views 195 Comments

And he’s pretty confident about Ireland’s ability to recover from the economic crisis…

Facebook pulls trigger to go public in $5billion IPO
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook pulls trigger to go public in $5billion IPO

Feb 1st 2012, 10:18 PM 4,113 Views 6 Comments

The long-anticipated move will make it the biggest internet company to trade on the markets since Google.

Markets open strongly on news of EU's fiscal compact deal
# The Markets
# The Markets

Markets open strongly on news of EU's fiscal compact deal

Jan 31st 2012, 10:22 AM 1,055 Views 6 Comments

A deal in Brussels is music to the ears of those on the trading floor…

European shares fall amid worries over a deal on Greece
# The Markets
# The Markets

European shares fall amid worries over a deal on Greece

Jan 24th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,217 Views 6 Comments

Eurozone finance ministers’ hardline stance on Greek bondholders is causing jitters in the European markets.

As Greek talks continue, eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

As Greek talks continue, eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:51 AM 842 Views 3 Comments

The finance ministers of eurozone states and the rest of the EU will hold their first meetings of the year this week.

Safe: Moody's says it will maintain France's AAA rating
# Moody's
# Moody's

Safe: Moody's says it will maintain France's AAA rating

Jan 16th 2012, 11:44 AM 1,234 Views 6 Comments

It follows Standard & Poor’s downgrade of France and others on Friday.

Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades
# Markets
# Markets

Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades

Jan 16th 2012, 8:01 AM 1,091 Views 4 Comments

The ratings agency said it doesn’t believe European leaders are doing enough to tackle the ongoing crisis.

Standard & Poor's defends mass European downgrade
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Standard & Poor's defends mass European downgrade

Jan 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,600 Views 15 Comments

The US-based credit rating agency has defended its decision after a sharp European backlash yesterday against its move to downgrade nine EU countries.

The bond markets are now paying Germany to borrow money
# Bonds
# Bonds

The bond markets are now paying Germany to borrow money

Jan 9th 2012, 2:12 PM 4,541 Views 29 Comments

Germany this morning issued a new batch of 6-month bills – and demand was so intense that the yield is negative.

Euro nears 12-month low after poor demand at German auction
# Bond Auctions
# Bond Auctions

Euro nears 12-month low after poor demand at German auction

Jan 4th 2012, 3:44 PM 2,363 Views 8 Comments

While the demand for the latest batch of 10-year bonds was higher than November, it was far below the usual standard.

Stock markets close up on first day of 2012
# Markets
# Markets

Stock markets close up on first day of 2012

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:37 PM 3,022 Views 9 Comments

Will today’s solid performances be a good omen for the rest of the year? Investors will hope so.

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Jan 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 143 Views 4 Comments

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

Markets fall as EU fiscal agreement does little to inspire confidence
# Markets
# Markets

Markets fall as EU fiscal agreement does little to inspire confidence

Dec 12th 2011, 6:09 PM 2,002 Views 26 Comments

Buoyant upon initial news of the deal last week, the markets were not so happy today…

Markets close strongly after EU deal
# Markets
# Markets

Markets close strongly after EU deal

Dec 9th 2011, 5:04 PM 3,044 Views 13 Comments

Relief all round….

This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why

Dec 4th 2011, 8:45 AM 6,239 Views 34 Comments

EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels for a summit that could be make-or-break for the euro.