Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

(...), which fell 2.9 per cent. The company, whose costs are rising amid a market share battle with Nike(...)

Cork Chamber president, Barrie O’Connell said sustainable economic and community development was critical for the country. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Cork retains its competitiveness in an increasingly globalised market,” he said. “We challenge each(...)

 A trader looks up at the board displaying the  course of the DAX stock market index  in Frankfurt

The Irish market was hit again on Thursday as investors worldwide sold off shares on fears about(...)

Tony Smurfit:    played down the share price spike and said the company was only recovering what it has lost in recent weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) and news of a review of its listing. Its share price in Dublin jumped 12 per cent after it reported(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

(...) the Fed raised rates in December have dampened the market’s expectations for a hike in coming months(...)

Frankfurt, Germany. Wednesday’s industrial output data for Britain, France and Italy followed news a day earlier of a shock plunge in Germany, setting back expectations that economic growth across the continent might be picking up in 2016.

(...)’s industrial output data for Britain, France and Italy followed news a day earlier of a shock plunge in Germany(...)

Shares in Pinewood Studios soared by more than 61 pence in trading in London to 515.5 pence on news the company may be sold

(...) that “could include a sale of the company.” The business has a market value of about £358 million(...)

After record losses of €6.8 billion for 2015, markets are also concerned about Deutsche Bank’s ballooning legal bill.

(...), with European shares losing ground and the Dublin market down 0.5 per cent, having recovered in late(...)

 Rolls-Royce’s new chief executive Warren East: He was forced to issue a profits warning on only his second day in the job and later in the year shocked the market when he admitted that he could not rule out another warning.  Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

(...) former pride of Britain’s engineering industry. Rolls-Royce has already hit the market with five profit(...)

(...) “crossovers”. Some brands have been caught out by the market trend, either lacking a competitive crossover(...)