Signs of a global economic slowdown have hit world stock markets since the start of 2016, and raised concerns about the stability of the European banking system. (Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

After a torrid day on Monday, when €4 billion was wiped off the Irish market, the Iseq fell again in early trading, giving up 1.1 per cent or 63 poin(...)

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary: results due Monday. Photograph:  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET
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The modern office building rented by An Bord Pleanála at City Square on Marlborough Street in Dublin 1

A little known Irish insurance company has outbid five other investors to buy the modern office building rented by An Bord Pleanála at City Square on (...)

The planned European Airbnb headquarters, bought by BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management

Three years after the big sell-off of commercial buildings got under way, a French fund has just become the first from that country to have bought a c(...)

BNP predicts a 5%  increase in prime office rents in  2016

BNP Paribas Real Estate has forecast a slowdown in the pace of rental growth for Dublin’s prime office market in 2016 and 2017. The prediction comes a(...)

Wall Street struggled for gains in volatile early trading, weighed down by healthcare stocks and oil prices hitting fresh 12-year lows. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

European shares ended a choppy session in negative territory yesterday, with drugmaker Shire falling sharply after announcing it would buy Baxalta, a(...)

Ronan Dunne: ‘To me social media is the digital equivalent of walking the shop floor. I get to engage with customers.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

As the chief executive officer of Telefónica UK, which trades as O2, Ronan Dunne makes it a priority to read every single customer email. Quite a few(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH was down 2.3% on the day

Global equities slipped yesterday, hit by weakness in the commodity sector, as concerns over the Chinese economy resurfaced after it allowed the yuan (...)

BNP Paribas and Lloyds are providing the funding for ASL. Image: Thinkstock

Irish airline ASL Aviation is raising €100 million from two banks to fund ongoing expansion at the group. ASL said on Friday that it is borrowing a t(...)

Twitter leasing 85,000sq ft in Cumberland House near Pearse Station at €50 per sq ft demonstrated the growing trend of refurbishment of 1960s office buildings

The Dublin office market has experienced another robust year in terms of rental growth, take-up of space and investor activity but, even though the pr(...)