On the surface, 100-year bonds sound a better bet for borrowers than investors. When rates are low, governments want to cut the cost of funding a country’s debt for the longest possible timeframe, extending the average life of outstanding debt and staggering redemptions in the process.

Mystery bond buyers are raising eyebrows in European markets by lending millions of euros to governments for the next 100 years. First to bite was Ir(...)

3GCQ: south docklands former warehouse converted to office use after Denis O’Brien invested more than €3m in its revamp

Zalando, Europe’s biggest dedicated online fashion retailer, is to pay a record rent for a newly restored Victorian warehouse owned by businessman Den(...)

John McCann: on the move

John McCann, an executive director of estate agents BNP Paribas Real Estate, has joined the staff of Quinn Agnew Property Consultants. He was previo(...)

41 Lower Baggot Street:  has a number of well-proportioned rooms and an overall floor area of 368sq m

Darren Burke of BNP Paribas Real Estate is guiding €1.1 million for a four-storey over-basement mid-terrace Georgian building at 41 Lower Baggot Stree(...)

Nestle reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, buoyed by  a faster-than-expected recovery of Maggi noodles in India.

Nestle, the world’s biggest food company, reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, buoyed by Nescafe and Nespresso coffee and a fas(...)

Marks & Spencer: the retailer rose today, extending a rally from yesterday when its results beat forecasts

Global equity markets bounced, paced by a jump in oil prices today, but were still on track for a weekly decline. The Iseq rose as stocks on Wall St(...)

Novak Djokovic after his victory over Milos Raonic at Indian Wells. Photograph: Getty

World number one Novak Djokovic believes men should be awarded more prize money than women following a row sparked by comments from chief executive of(...)

US oil futures touched new highs for 2016 on Friday and were set to post gains for a fifth straight week.

US oil futures touched new highs for 2016 on Friday and were set to post gains for a fifth straight week on growing optimism that major producers woul(...)

Despite the Bank of Japan’s efforts to spur risk-taking with negative rates, cash is flowing out of funds targeting bills and commercial paper in favor of 0.001 percent savings plans, according to Deutsche Bank and Monex Group. (Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Files)

It’s a strange world when bank accounts earning almost no interest are one of the most attractive investments around. Despite the Bank of Japan’s ef(...)

The Dublin 4 office market produced stellar returns of 37 per cent last year while Dublin 2 and the south docks area achieved 28 and 27 per cent respectively

Returns were up 28 per cent last year in Dublin’s office market, according to fresh research from BNP Paribas Real Estate in association with MSCI. (...)