Goodbody said it was dealing increasingly in non-Irish stocks with international institutions, and the move, which is subject to regulatory approval, was designed with this in mind. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Goodbody Stockbrokers is planning to open an office in London later this year to support its expanding capital markets business. The brokerage said i(...)

The Central Bank’s latest batch of interest rate data provides more evidence of the punitive variable rates being charged by Irish banks.The figures (...)

UPC Ireland’s acquisition of wifi group Bitbuzz contributed to an 8 per cent jump in revenues during the first quarter of 2015, the company said today(...)

Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary. Shares in the airline jumped 3.6 per cent to €11.21 yesterday on foot of a 2 per cent reversal in oil prices, which wiped out gains from the previous two sessions. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

World financial markets were unsettled again yesterday amid a week-long sell-off in benchmark government bonds and volatile oil prices. Britain(...)

Google regains top spot from Volkswagen in this year’s rankings. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Google has been named as the most reputable and trustworthy organisation in Ireland by the latest RepTrak study of corporate reputations.The report, c(...)

 Britain’s FTSE 100 index fell 0.8 per cent on the day of an election that could yield a weak government, propel it towards a vote on EU membership and foster Scottish secession .(Photograph: PA Wire)

After three-and-a-half years of near constant decline, Irish bond yields are on the rise again amid an unprecedented global sell-off in government deb(...)

The  KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland survey indicated the number of firms reporting a difficulty in finding “suitably qualified employees”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Business sentiment jumped to an eight-year high in the first quarter, with more firms expressing confidence in the future direction of the Irish ec(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the St Andrews Resource Centre for the launch of the new Low Pay commission erlier this year .Photograph: Cyril Byrne /Irish Times

Increasing the minimum wage for low-paid workers in Ireland will have little or no impact on their net resources and living standards.The surprise fin(...)

Activity in the services sector expanded again last month, albeit at a slower rate. Investec’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index fell slightly to 60.6(...)

The ESRI’s study posits the notion that in 2004 Ireland was relatively new to immigration but by 2010 employers would have been more used to hiring foreign workers.

Reported discrimination against foreign nationals seeking work in Ireland fell during the recession, new research has found.On the surface, the find(...)