Traders said CRH was the most heavily traded stock on the Iseq

The Iseq nudged up by close to 1 per cent as, despite worries over Russia’s economy, a rally in energy shares sent US and European equities higher af(...)

Aer Lingus: the national airline closed up 1.6 per cent at €1.85 while rival Ryanair continued its strong recent run, closing up 0.5 per cent at €9.457

A drop in the value of oil and gas companies sent European stocks down for a third day after OPEC said it sees demand for crude in 2015 at the weakes(...)

BP is looking at cutting its non-operations staff, including back-office employees. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

BP is preparing to shed several thousand jobs under a cost-cutting programme that will lead to $1 billion (€800m) in restructuring charges over the c(...)

Exploration and production-related stocks tumbled after top oil exporter Saudi Arabia cut prices to the US. Brent crude slid to near $82 a barrel – extending losses to a fourth session. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks declined for a second day, as officials cut growth forecasts for the euro region, and oil companies plunged on tumbling prices for the(...)

BP said it expected fourth-quarter production to be “slightly lower”

Oil major BP’s third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as Western sanctions on Moscow led to(...)

Photo shows a fire aboard the mobile offshore oil drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, located in the Gulf of Mexico some 80 kilometers southeast of Venice, Louisiana

Oil giant BP bears the majority of responsibility among the companies involved in the worst US offshore oil spill, a federal judge has ruled, citing t(...)

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Image of the week: Inclusive capitalism Hurray for the City of London Corporation and investment firm EL Rothschild, which this week gathered s(...)

Chris Finlayson, chief executive officer of BG Group, who announced his resignation today, as the group said that  oil and gas production this year would be at the lower end of the estimated range because of declining production in Egypt ng playing field. Photograph: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg

BG Group chief executive officer Chris Finlayson has resigned, as the UK’s third-largest oil and gas producer ditched an output forecast made j(...)

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, during a news conference yesterday. The Fed says it will look at a wide range of data in determining when to raise its benchmark interest rate from zero. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Most European stocks slipped as investors weighed the remark by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that bench(...)

British prime minister David Cameron will tell the Scottish Conservative Party conference in Edinburgh that the September 18th referendum is a major life choice and no decision should be made without being fully aware of the consequences. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

British prime minister David Cameron will urge Scots today to heed warnings from the head of the Bank of England and business leaders over voti(...)