Insatiable demand: Infant formula now accounts for 35 per cent or €1.15 billion of Irish dairy exports. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images)

Kerry’s infant formula brand Green Love Plus retails for a whopping €43 a kilo in China – nearly four times the price here. If you’ve ever wondered w(...)

Shire CEO Flemming Ornskov is optimistic about the deal with Baxalta, but can these two very different companies fuel growth? Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Flemming Ornskov had reason to be pleased yesterday. The Shire CEO’s six-month pursuit of rival Baxalta appears finally to have reached a successful c(...)

 Cherrywood Business Park: acquired by US property firm Hines and King Street Capital

The US pharmaceutical company Abbott and the management specialists Milner Browne are to rent more than 3,716sq m (40,000sq ft) of office space at C(...)

Given the opprobrium that greeted the news this week of Pfizer and Allergan’s $160 billion merger, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ire(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

China’s food safety minister Bi Jing Quan with CEO of Bord Bia Aidan Cotter and Wicklow farmer Joe Hayden

Ireland is now the second-largest exporter of infant formula to China, jumping ahead of New Zealand for first time this year. According to figures fro(...)

Malcolm Turnbull, sworn in as Australia’s sixth PM in eight years, has pledge to revitalise an economy battered by the slowdown in China. Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

When he was 21, Malcolm Bligh Turnbull told friends he wanted to be prime minister one day. It took him another 39 years, but he finally got there on (...)

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister and leader of the Liberal Party, is sworn in at Government House in Canberra, Australia.  Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

New prime minister Malcolm Turnbull dashed hopes of swift action on progressive issues such as same-sex marriage after he was sworn in as Australia’s (...)

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

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

Abbott plans to make a cash and stock bid, according to the report Photograph: Bloomberg

Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories is preparing a bid for St Jude Medical that would value the medical device maker at about $25 billion (€22bn), the Finan(...)