Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 284.57 points on Thursday. Photograph:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...) compelling” than only weeks ago, given the threat posed to the US economy by recent market turmoil. In(...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

(...), Apple shares were up 2.9 per cent at $112.94. It is expected to unveil new iPhones and possibly a new(...)

Belfast’s Titanic museum. The North is now the sixth most affluent part of the UK, according to Barclays. Photograph: Getty

(...) cent in the last 15 years to hit 14,000 according to a new prosperity map published in the UK(...)

Google, which is changing its structure by establishing a new company called Alphabet, could face a fine as a result of the investigation. Photograph: Reuters

(...) wielding its market power to crush competition in the comparison-shopping market. The European Commission(...)

The Fed has said it will raise rates only when it sees a sustained recovery in the economy. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) fell more than expected last week, pointing to a steadily firming labour market. While strong data(...)

Royal London’s Irish business reported a 31 per cent jump in new business in the first half of 2015, driven by strong growth in the company’s protection business.

(...), Royal London’s total new life and pensions business rose to € 4.1bn, up by 34 per cent on the same(...)

 China’s government has implemented a series of top-heavy measures to manipulate a market turnaround.  Photo: Getty Images

Emerging-market stocks rose the most in two years and currencies strengthened as Chinese shares(...)

Anna Malmhake, chairman and CEO Irish Distillers, has called for a cut to the “penal” rate of excise charged in Ireland. (Photograph: John Sheehan)

(...) whiskey without a solid local market in which to support home grown brands as well as new market entrants(...)

Home building group Cairn Homes said on Thursday it is considering acquiring 11 sites valued at €120m with a potential to build about 1,600 residential units. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

(...) is confident in its pipeline to deliver quality homes in a market where there is an acute shortage of(...)

IFG group chief executive Paul McNamara, said that the company’s “sharp strategic focus” on the retirement wealth market is delivering growth and improved performance.  (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

(...) grew its number of customers by 26 per cent to 3,781, and Saunderson House added 166 new clients(...)